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This course introduces the learner to the fundamentals of the use of therapeutic taping for the pediatric client. In this course, the learner will be introduced to a number of mediums, both adhesive and non-adhesive, that can be used to facilitate improved posture and alignment for more efficient function in children. We will review muscle groups significant to alignment, and discuss how their enhancement can provide better activation. The learner will gain insight for problem solving with the pediatric client to assess what medium and muscle groups will best enhance function.
Jacqueline Grimenstein, PT,CKTP, C/NDT received her bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from the University of Pittsburgh in 1974. She is a certified Kinesiotaping Practitioner and presents courses on the use of a variety of taping medium in conjunction with strengthening for the pediatric population. She is a member of NDTA where she is a PT…
In this chapter muscle groups that are key to alignment will be reviewed, as well as possible causes for changes in alignment.
3. Indications for Taping
In this chapter, we will explore when a therapist may choose to use taping from both the client’s perspective and from the perspective of the therapist. We will look at precautions and when taping is not an option.
4. Types of Tape
Various types of adhesive and non-adhesive products and their properties that can facilitate posture and movement will be introduced.
This course introduces the leaner to taping techniques that can be applied to the trunk. A variety of materials will be utilized, including Fabrifoam®, Therapeutic Elastic Tape and Cover Roll Stretch with Rigid Tape.
This course introduces the learner to taping techniques that can be applied to the lower extremity. A variety of materials will be utilized including Superwrap®, Therapeutic Elastic Tapes, and Cover Roll Stretch with Rigid Tape.
This course introduces the leaner to taping techniques that can be applied to the upper extremity. A variety of materials will be utilized including Coban®, Superwrap®, Therapeutic Elastic Tapes, and Cover Roll Stretch with Rigid Tape.