Kinesio Taping in Canada offers Kinesio Taping Method training through Canadian Certified Kinesio Taping Instructors. In addition, we are a Canadian Kinesio Tape product distributor.
Kinesio Taping is a therapeutic and sports taping breakthrough that stands ahead of all other therapeutic and sports taping methods. This site provides information on Kinesio Taping Certification (seminars), the Kinesio Taping method, and Kinesio Tape products. This site is for health professionals, athletes, and consumers in Canada.
Our Kinesio Taping course curriculum reflects 25 years of educational seminars, symposiums, forums and professional sharing among tens of thousands of professionals.
About Day 1
The Day 1 course is designed to teach the fundamental concepts of the Kinesio Taping Method as well as the unique qualities of Kinesio Tex Tape and its uses related to human anatomy. During lab sessions, attendees will practice muscle and fascia applications for both upper and lower body, and will be taught how to relax overuse syndromes, stimulate weak muscles, and decrease pain and swelling. In addition, attendees will receive a full-colour Kinesio Taping Day 1 & Day 2 Workbook and a 60-day membership to the Kinesio Taping database to augment their training.
About Day 2
The Day 2 advanced concepts and corrective technique course builds on material leaned in Day 1. The instructor will teach six Corrective Technique (Mechanical, Functional, Space, Fascia, Ligament/Tendon, and Lymphatic) Applications for the treatment of a variety of clinical conditions and dysfunctions related to the spine and upper/lower extremities. Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to perform Kinesio Taping Method techniques and clinical applications for the treatment of pain, spasm, swelling, weakness, joint mobility and stability related to orthopedic & neurological conditions. Our curriculum reflects 25 years of educational seminars, symposiums, forums and professional sharing among tens of thousands of professionals.
About Day 3
Day 3 offers a brief review of the basic taping and assessment concepts learned in the first 2 day course. Advanced taping techniques and assessments are presented as Lecture Tutorials to introduce step by step applications for chronic edema, scar and fascial management, nerve taping as well as acute and chronic pain management. Participants will be offered ample lab time to practice each advanced technique guided by the Assessment Flowchart for clinical decision making. Case studies are presented for designing a clinically relevant application within a treatment program guided by the instructor. Case studies are then introduced for small groups of students to practice the variety of assessment techniques and advanced taping applications.
Upon completion of the Day 3 course and prerequisite Day 1 and Day 2 seminar, attendees will be eligible to request and take the exam to become a Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner (CKTP) if they desire.