Kinesio Taping Seminars in Canada
Canadian Kinesio Taping Seminars Are Offered Through Dr. Roger Berton and Lana Berton P.T.
Throughout the year Kinesio Taping in Canada will be providing seminars.
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Continuing Education Units: 16-contact-hours will be submitted to the provincial or state association upon request for the Day 1 and Day 2 courses. 8 hours will be submitted on completion of the Day 3 course.
Presentation of theory and proper taping techniques to decrease muscle tightness and fatigue, increase joint stability and proprioception, relieve pain, correct joint problems, modify scar tissue, and edema reduction will be provided.
Seminar dates, course curriculums, and registration information can be found on this page.
Kinesio Taping Seminar Schedule
Additional seminars and topics will be added upon request.
Day1 is the prerequisite for any Day 2 course.
Each attendee will be provided with Kinesio Tape and an educational package.
Upcoming Seminars Locations Near You
Frequently Asked Questions & Course Information
As a physician dedicated to helping people overcome pain and injury, your rehabilitation therapies should include Kinesio Taping.
The method is designed to work with the underlying muscles and fascia to facilitate healing and normal movement. It is applied over muscles to support them, reduce pain and inflammation, and allow a full range of motion. This method of treatment is for muscular disorders and lymphedema reduction. Not only is it beneficial during physical activity, but also can be used in conjunction with many therapies.
The Kinesio Taping method provides you with another modality for therapeutic use that your patients will appreciate.
Register early and save on the regular 2 day Kinesio Taping seminar fee. To qualify for the Early Bird Special Prices just register one month or more prior to the seminar date you will be attending. Early Bird fees can be viewed on the Kinesio Taping Registration Form.
For the student fee to be valid payment is required 30 days prior to the seminar with submission of a valid student ID. Fees can be viewed on the Kinesio Taping Seminar Registration Form.
These courses are designed to provide information and instructions to maximize the participant’s ability to use the Kinesio Taping Method.
- Understand the concepts of Kinesio Taping.
- Review of Muscular physiology as it is related to Kinesio Taping.
- Learn application skills during lab.
- Comprehend the various cutting techniques and their clinical applications.
- Learn a time-efficient method to relax overuse syndromes/spasms, stimulate weak muscles, and decrease pain and swelling.
- Learn to do taping to gain mobility and stabilization.
Kinesio Taping Agenda Day 1
Instructor Introduction and Biography. Introduction to Kinesio Taping: Basic Concepts, Theory and History
Break. Taping Applications for Selected Upper Body Muscles (basic muscle facilitation and inhibition)
Lunch on your own
Taping Applications for Selected Lower Body Muscles (basic muscle facilitation and inhibition)
Taping Applications for Selected Upper & Lower Body Muscles (athletic and pediatric facilitation)
Kinesio Taping Agenda Day 2
Review of Concepts, Questions/Answers
Introduction to application for correction techniques:
Mechanical, Lymphatic, Functional, Space, Tendon and Ligament Correction
Corrective Taping for Clinical and Postural Corrections
Lunch on your own
Clinical Applications for Upper Extremities:
high tone, low tone, neck, shoulder & scapular disorders
Clinical Taping Applications for Lower Extremities:
Swelling, Patellar alignment, Knee Hyperextension
Clinical Taping for Ankle and Foot Instability, Sprain/ Strains, and Gait Dysfunction
Questions & Answers/ Course Evaluation
Day 1 Fundamental Concepts of the Kinesio Taping Method (To be taken in conjunction with KTAI approved Day 2 course)
The Day 1 course is designed to introduce practitioners to the Kinesio Taping® Method.
During this eight-hour class, the instructor will introduce Kinesio Taping® concepts, theory and history, and discuss the four major physiological effects; skin, muscle, circulatory/lymphatic, and joint. During lab sessions, attendees will have ample time to practice Assessment Tests approved for the enhancement of their Kinesio Taping® skills and muscle applications for both the upper and lower body.
Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to discuss and apply the Kinesio Taping® Method to relax overuse syndromes, stimulate weak muscles, and decrease pain and swelling.
Day 2: Advanced Concepts and Corrective Techniques of the Kinesio Taping Method (To be taken in conjunction with KTAI approved Day 1 course – prerequisite is completion of Day 1 course)
The Day 2 course builds on material learned in Day 1. During this eight-hour class, the instructor will introduce the six Corrective Techniques (Mechanical, Functional, Space, Fascia, Ligament/Tendon, and Lymphatic) and discuss their application in a variety of clinical conditions.
During lab sessions, attendees will have ample time to practice applying these techniques to a variety of upper and lower body conditions. Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to discuss and apply the Kinesio Taping® Method to orthopedic and neurological conditions.
Day 3: Clinical Concepts and Advanced Whole Body Applications of the Kinesio Taping Method (prerequisite, completion of KTA approved Day 1 and Day 2 courses).
The Day 3 course combines the Kinesio Taping Method foundation concepts of Dy 1 & Day 2 with advanced clinical concepts (EDF taping, scar tissue management, manual fascial glide etc). The course provides lab time for attendees to practice their skills on the new concepts through a variety of clinical applications.
The Day 3 course is designed to allow the Certified Kinesio Taping Instructor to cater specific clinical applications to address specific professions. Upon completion of this course and prerequisite Day 1 & Day 2 seminar, attendees will be eligible to request and take the exam to become a Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner (CKTP) if they desire.