Kinesiology Taping for the Pediatric Population
The concept of movement therapy and enhancement through functional kinesiology taping methods can help your pediatric patients with a variety of conditions. Join Milica McDowell, MSPT, DPT, ACSM-HFS as she guides you through the current literature supporting the theory of kinesiology taping for the purposes of pain control, rehabilitation, edema/swelling management, and a multitude of pediatric and adolescent injuries. Practitioners and therapists at all levels of experience with taping will benefit from this session.
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 founder of Clearwater Therapeutics Physical Therapy, Bluebird Medical Supply Company, Epic Athletics & Performance, and 4cSports Injury Analytics. She is the Principal of Milica McDowell Educational Consulting. She has employment relationships with RockTape and Montana State University.
Non-financial: Dr. Milica McDowell is a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association. She is an advisor to the Montana Multisport Club.