APCP East Anglia Study Morning – An introduction to Kinesiotaping

Event details

9.30am - 1.30pm
£85.00 APCP members / £115.00 physiotherapists (non-members) / £100.00 occupational therapists

The Peacock Centre,351 Mill Road, Brookfields Hospital, Cambridge CB1 3DF

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52.1975687, 0.1534969

Event Organiser

APCP East Anglia Region

eastanglia@apcp.org.uk

A workshop for physiotherapists and occupational therapists working in paediatrics with the opportunity to practice common applications to the upper and lower limbs (all materials provided).  

PLEASE NOTE: the workshops will be biased towards children with increased or reduced muscle tone.

Speakers and Learning Outcomes

  • Gudrun Collins - Physiotherapist and Kinesiotape Tutor

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the properties of Kinesiotape and the contraindications, precautions and considerations relevant to the paediatric population
  • Understand correct application technique including preparation, position, pull and direction of the tape
  • Develop confidence in handling of the tape
  • Understand different uses of tape, with main focus being facilitation of weak muscles and inhibition of overactive muscles
  • Practice common applications to the upper and lower limb such as: drop foot, knee hyper-extension, thumb in palm, facilitation of supination of forearm, facilitation of wrist extension or deviation, postural correction, e.g. abdominals / trunk extension

Whilst there will be a degree of flexibility in the workshop session there will also be the option to buy the manual which describes many more applications. 

BOOKING INFORMATION

REGISTER ONLINE to book your place