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Therapeutic Taping of the Lower Extremities in the Pediatric Client

presented by Jacqueline Grimenstein

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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.

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Jacqueline Grimenstein, PT, CKTP, C/NDT

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…

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Chapters & Learning Objectives

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1. Superwrap® for Alignment of the Hip

This chapter will cover the use of Superwrap® to assist with positioning of the lower extremity at the hip to assist with alignment of the hip during stance and gait.

2. Taping for the Hamstrings

This chapter covers taping and myofascial techniques that address tight hamstring muscles that are common in the pediatric patient.

3. Taping for the Knee

In this chapter, we will explore using therapeutic elastic tape and rigid tape to improve alignment and tracking of the patella including patella alta and decrease knee hyperextension to improve stabilization of the knee.

4. Taping for the Lower Leg

This chapter will cover two techniques using Therapeutic Elastic Tape to assist with activation of the anterior tibialis and gastroc soleus muscles to improve foot placement during gait.

5. Taping for the Foot

This chapter elaborates on taping technique utilizing rigid tape to help support the arch of the foot.

6. Taping to Assist Alignment of the Foot

In this chapter, we will explore using rigid tape to improve alignment calcaneus and navicular in the foot for improved foot position in stance and gait.

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