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Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 8:00 AM CDT
Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 5:30 PM CDT

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Points of Stillness 
2705 Enloe St
Hudson, WI 54016

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Eileen Richter 
Richter Active Integration Resources 

Fundamental Concepts and Advanced Concepts and Corrective Techniques of Kinesio Taping® Method 

Presented by Deanna Wanzek, PT, PCS, CKTI, CLT
in co-operation with Points of Stillness and Kinesio University

16 contact hours
Introductory Level
Audience: Occupational and Physical Therapists, interested others


This two day course is designed to provide physical, occupational and interested others with information and instruction on Kinesio Taping methods.  Kinesio Taping is a method of treatment for musculoskeletal and myofacial disorders and edema control.  This method can be used during physical activity and in conjunction with many therapies.  Attendees will gain insight into theory and taping techniques for a variety of concerns, including joint instability, muscular weakness, abnormal alignment, pain and inflammation.

Please bring your own scissors and wear proper attire for taping (tank top and shorts).

Objectives: Participants will be able to: 
  1. Describe the concepts of Kinesio Taping.
  2. Review muscular anatomy as it is related to Kinesio Taping.
  3. Explain and apply the concepts of the Kinesio Taping Method.
  4. Describe the unique qualities of the Kinesio Tex Tape.
  5. Recognize the principles of Kinesio Tex Tape application.
  6. Utilize and demonstrate application skills in guided laboratory sessions.
  7. Demonstrate application skills during lab sessions.
  8. Practice the various cutting techniques and their clinical application.
  9. Apply Kinesio Taping method to relax and stimulate muscles.
  10. Apply Kinesio Taping methods for pain, swelling, joint mobility and stability.
  11. Apply various taping techniques for treatment of the spine, and upper/ lower extremity dysfunction
  12. Apply various taping techniques for treatment of unique conditions using the concepts and principals of the Kinesio Taping Method.

Schedule* 16 Contact Hours
Day 1 - Fundamental Concepts of Kinesio TapingŪ Method (KT1)
7:30 Registration
8:00 Instructor Bio/Introduction
8:10 Intro KT concepts, theory, history, physiology/pathology:  Intro five major physiological effects (skin, circulatory, fascia, muscle function). Basic application concepts: finger demo and sacrospinalis demo
10:00 Break
10:15 Joint Function: biotensegrity, application basics, prep, precautions
12:00 Lunch on your own
1:00 KT Assessments & labs, cervical paraspinals, scalenes anterior, quad femoris, pec major, rhomboid
2:15 Break
2:30 KT Assessments/Labs cont., gluteus medius, gastroc and soleus
5:30 Adjourn

Day 2 - Advanced Concepts and Corrective Techniques of the Kinesio TapingŪ Method (KT2)
8:00 Overnight responses, trouble shooting, basic concepts of corrective techniques, tension, mechanical correction, patellar tracking, shoulder instability
10:00 Break
10:15 Fascia correction, lateral epicondylitis, ITB application
11:30 Lunch on your own
12:30 Space, tendon & ligament correction, elbow, lumbar, carpal tunnel, Achilles, knee
3:00 Break
3:15 Functional correction, Q&A Conclusion
5:30 Adjourn

*Topic times may vary; contact hours do not.
This course has been approved by the MN Board of Physical Therapy for 16 Category 1 CE Hours.
RAIR is an AOTA Approved Provider of Continuing Education. This course is approved for 1.6 CEUs (Content focus: evaluation, intervention and outcomes; Introductory level)

Cost-$495 (includes KTA Kit):
  1. 2 Rolls of FP Tape
  2. 1 Roll of Classic Tape
  3. 1 roll of Performance Plus Tape
  4. 1 Fan Cut from the package (only one strip)
  5. Workbook
  6. Messenger Bag
  7. Pen
  8. Advance Healing
Deanna M. Wanzek, PT, PCS, CKTI, CLT, is a graduate of the Mayo Foundation School of Physical Therapy. She has specialized in pediatrics for the past thirty years utilizing a holistic approach to evaluation and treatment. She incorporates myofascial release, craniosacral, muscle energy and other complementary skills. She is certified in the use of Universal Exercise Unit/TheraSuit Method. She teaches in the Pediatrics course at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota. She is recognized by the Kinesio Taping Association as a Certified Instructor and was named Instructor of the Year for 2007. She is also a Certified Lymphatic Therapist. She is an APTA board certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist. DeDe is employed by Foundations Therapy in Menomonie, Wisconsin. 
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*The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

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All cancellations must be in writing, including the reason for canceling and must received by RAIR at least three weeks prior to the course; no compensation will be granted after that date. If the cancellation meets the three week deadline, a refund, minus a $50 processing fee, will be issued following the program. Participants may transfer their tuition to a colleague with no penalty up until the day of the course. Tuition transfers must be in writing and include the new participant’s registration form.

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