Kinesio Taping for Sports & Massage Therapists
You have probably seen numerous athletes wearing brightly coloured tape, this is Kinesio-tape. Kinesio-tape is now used by footballers, rugby/tennis players, in fact any sports men and women in any sport whatever their level to provide support and stability to muscles and joints.
For Massage Therapists who don't work with athletes Kinesio-taping is also useful for treating clients with: neck pain/sacro-iliac pain/ low back pain/tennis elbow/plantar fasciitis and biceps tendinitis so will be a very useful addition to your skills
Pre-Requisite: This course is open to Sports Massage Therapists and also experienced Massage Therapists L3+ who have a very good knowledge of the musculo-skeletal system - However it is important to note that for those not qualified in Sports Massage this course does not qualify you to treat Sports Injuries or practice in any way as a Sports Therapist
Course delivery - is in line with recommended Covid19 protocols & to attend this course you must have received the 1st dose of a Covid19 vaccination:
Practical - will be a half-day session delivered face to face on the course date at our venue in Newport where numbers will be limited & PPE will be worn.
Theory will be delivered online – you will be given access to the tutorial approx. 1 week before the practical session
This course will include Kinesio taping for:
- patella-femoral pain
- medial ligament sprains
- shin splints
- ankle sprains
- strained hamstrings
- calf muscles
- ilio-tibial band
Kinesio-taping is also useful for treating clients with: neck pain/sacro-iliac pain/ low back pain/tennis elbow/plantar fasciitis and biceps tendinitis. It can be used as a stand-alone treatment and will help to prevent further injuries, or can be incorporated in to your sports and massage treatment.
This is a very valuable tool for both Sports therapists & experienced Massage Therapists
"Wasn't sure if I'd use taping at work but can see plenty of clients that will benefit" Nicki Davies June 2017
""Really enjoyed the course, very informative and good mix of demonstrations. Excellent, knowledgeable tutor" C Buckler June 2017
"Thoroughly enjoyed - great mix of theory & practical (theory whilst applying practically very helpful) and feeling competent to use" C Jennings, June 2017