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Combining Evidence-Based Manual Therapy and Kinesiology Taping

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Incorporate Two Groundbreaking Methods into your Daily Practice Clients rarely seek immediate treatment feeling that the pain will "just go away on its own...
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Faculty:
Steve Middleton
Duration:
5 Hours 50 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Jul 17, 2014

Description

Incorporate Two Groundbreaking Methods into your Daily Practice

Clients rarely seek immediate treatment feeling that the pain will "just go away on its own." Regardless of the situation, patients want to return to their normal activities as quickly and pain-free as possible. As a clinician, sometimes it becomes necessary to explore new methods — or even a combination of methods — to best assist the client with movement. Kinesiology taping has been used for well over a decade in the United States for athletic injuries, but if applied appropriately it can be used for virtually any situation from acute injuries on the playing field to overuse injuries in the office. A powerful adjunct treatment for manual therapists, taping allows the clinician's efforts to continue working even after the client has left the clinic.

This innovative course is designed to introduce kinesiology taping to your daily manual therapy practice. Learn the best methods to restore clients' mobility and function and receive hands-on instruction in highly effective manual therapy techniques that provide rapid changes in the fascial system of the body. Return to your practice with effective assessment and rehab techniques for manual therapy and kinesiology taping in a variety of settings.

Handouts

Outline

The neuromyofascial network

  • Properties of muscle
  • Properties of fascia
  • Hands-on lab
  • Case studies

Manual therapy techniques

  • Myofascial release
    • Overview
    • Grades I-V
  • Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization
    • History
    • Diagnostic component
    • Therapeutic component
  • Mobilization with movement
    • Selected interventions
      • Talocrural
      • Midtarsal
      • Glenohumeral joint
      • Thorax
  • Kinesiology taping
    • History and overview
    • Inhibitory taping
    • Fascial taping
    • Movement taping

Hands-on labs for each component

Assessing & treating the overhead reach

  • Case studies
  • Cervical patterns
  • Glenohumeral patterns
    • Flexion compensations
    • Abduction compensations
  • Lumbo-pelvic patterns
  • Hands-on lab

Assessing & treating the hip hinge

  • Case studies
  • Hip and ankle mobility
  • Lumbo-pelvic stability
  • Hands-on lab

Assessing & treating the high step march

  • Ankle mobility
    • Plantar flexion patterns
    • Inversion patterns
  • Hip mobility and stability
    • Flexion patterns during non-weight bearing
    • Adduction patterns during weight bearing
  • Lumbo-pelvic stability
  • Hands-on lab

Assessing & treating rotational patterns

  • Case studies
  • Crawling patterns
    • Shoulder stability
    • Trunk stability
    • Hip mobility
  • Rolling patterns
    • Shoulder mobility
    • Trunk mobility
  • Hands-on lab

Interactive Discussion

Faculty

Steve Middleton, MS, ATC, CSCS, CES, CKTP, FMT, Related seminars and products: 1


Steve Middleton, MS, ATC, CSCS, CES, CKTP, FMT, serves as the Director of Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine at Assess, Treat and Condition, an outpatient clinic in Carbondale, Illinois. He has nearly 15 years of experience in patient care. Mr. Middleton has also worked with athletes, from high school to college as well as professional athletes in the NFL and the Olympics. He has instructed over 1,000 clinicians in continuing education courses to date. His treatment and teaching approach is very hands-on, from performing manual therapy techniques to corrective exercises.

Mr. Middleton earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from Southern Illinois University. He holds a Master of Science in Exercise Science & Health Promotion from California University of Pennsylvania. In addition to his academic degrees, he holds additional certifications from the National Academy of Sports Medicine, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and the International Kinesio Taping Association. Steve Middleton is certified in Fascial Movement Taping (FMT) and has become a foremost authority in the field.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Steve Middleton has an employment relationship with Assess, Treat and Condition. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Steve Middleton is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association; and the National Athletic Trainer’s Association.