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This Certification Course introduces the concept of movement therapy and performance enhancement via functional taping methods with the geriatric population. Tape applications will be discussed for all levels of geriatrics, stroke, balance disorders, total joint replacement and osteoarthritis patients. Additionally, this course includes a review of the current literature supporting the theory of kinesiology taping for the purposes of rehabilitation, edema/swelling management, neuropathic pain, scar and postural management.
This course is intended for practitioners and therapists with all levels of experience with taping.
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|Manual - Geriatric Kinesiology Taping Practitioner Certification (13.33 MB)||128 Pages||Available after Purchase|
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Milica McDowell, MS, DPT, is the Senior Director of Movement for Implus. She manages both RockTape and TriggerPoint brand. She holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Idaho State University, a master’s degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado and two bachelor’s Degrees in Exercise Physiology and Health Promotion. A Physical Therapist since 2003, she established an orthopedic and sports medicine physical therapy practice in Bozeman, MT. She is also the founder of Bluebird Medical Supply and Epic Fitness Center. Dr. McDowell was a faculty at Montana State University in the Human Performance Department for 8 years where she taught exercise science related courses and mentored pre-health professions students. She is a published author, editor, researcher and speaks at State, Regional and National Medical and Fitness Conferences. She has taught over 200 continuing education courses and is the co-author of several continuing education systems. Originally from Alaska, in her free time she enjoys downhill and skate skiing, surfing, growing veggies in her garden and being active with her family.
Financial: Dr. Milica McDowell is the co-founder of Epic Fitness Center and a senior director for Implus. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Dr. Milica McDowell is a member of the APTA and NATA.
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Who is the geriatric population and how are they defined?
Types of taping, rigid vs dynamic tape
Kinesiology taping and its popularity
Kinesiology tape - features and characteristics
Tape application, skin preparation techniques
Reducing risks involved in kinesiology taping
Past and future taping techniques, trends and movements
Skin Anatomy/Physiology and Tape Mechanisms
Sensory system, discussion of hair follicles and skin receptors
Cortical Homunculus Review
Effects and Benefits of Kinesiology Taping
Pain and how Kinesiology tape improves this condition
Decompression and Mechanical effects of kinesiology tape
Neurosensory communications to the brain via skin stimulation
Pain Mitigation Effect of Tape
Pain Gate Theory
Biopsychosocial Model of Pain (BPS)
Science Literature Review
Decompression Effect of Tape
Looking under the skin with MSK Ultrasound
Science Literature Review
Neurosensory Input Effect of Tape
Importance of brain’s role in movement
Effects of Tape on Balance, Tactile Acuity
Science Literature Review
Does direction of tape and amount of tape stretch matter
Kinesiology Tape Theory Questions
Qualities of Kinesiology Tape
Science Literature Review
Does direction of tape and amount of tape stretch matter
Kinesiology Taping Basic Technique Considerations
General taping application rules
Negotiables and non-negotiables for technique
Joint Stability overview of patient presentation and tape indications
Joint Replacement overview of patient presentation and tape indications
Osteoarthritis overview of patient presentation and tape indications
Stroke overview of patient presentation and tape indications
Posture overview of patient presentation and tape indications
Fall Prevention overview of patient presentation and tape indications
Joint Stability Taping Strategies
Goals of Taping Strategy for Joint Stability
Ankle Tape practical lab experience
Knee Tape practical lab experience
Shoulder Tape practical lab experience
Wrist Tape practical lab experience
Joint Replacement Taping Strategies
Goals of Taping Strategy for Joint Replacement
Fluid Dynamics, Decompression effect of tape
Total Knee Replacement Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback
Total Hip Replacement Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback
Osteoarthritis Taping Strategies
Goals of Taping Strategy for OA
Stroke Taping Strategies
Goals of Taping Strategy for Stroke
Depressed Humeral Head Tape techniques lab experience
Hand Opening Tape techniques lab experience
Upper Extremity Helix Tape techniques lab experience
Lower Extermity Helix Tape techniques lab experience
Drop Foot Tape techniques lab experience
Posture Taping Strategies
Goals of Taping Strategy for Postural Support
Forward Head Tape techniques lab experience
Forward Shoulder Tape techniques lab experience
Dowager’s Hump Tape techniques lab experience
Pelvic Tilt Tape techniques lab experience
Fall Prevention Taping Strategies
Goals of Taping Strategy for Fall Prevention
Afferent feedback of tape for neurosensory support
Biomechanical Joint by Joint considerations
Low Back Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback
Rectus Abdominus Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback
LE Helix Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback
Posterior Fascial Chain Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback
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