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NEW COURSE! The 6 CE hour Kinesiology and Acupressure Taping course will introduce you to the principles and practice of using kinesio- and acutaping in your massage therapy practice. In kinesiology and acupressure taping, elastic cotton tape is placed over painful muscles and joints to provide support, relieve pain, and improve lymph drainage, while encouraging full freedom of motion. Taping protocols for all areas of the body are outlined, as well as indications and contraindications. Over 2 hours of online video clips demonstrating kinesiotaping procedures are included in this course.
This Course Will Present:
Definition of kinesiology and acupressure taping
Brief history of Chinese medicine
2 hours of online video techniques demonstrating kinesiology taping
Indications and contraindications to kinesiology and acupressure taping
Full-color diagrams and charts clearly showing how to properly tape body areas
You Will Receive: Acupressure Taping textbook, by Hans-Ulrich Hecker, MD and Kay Liebchen, MD, approximately 2 hours of online technique demonstrations, guide with instructions, exam of 40 questions, course evaluation, certificate of achievement upon completion, and unlimited phone support for any of your questions.
The Center for Massage Therapy Continuing Education, LLC is an Approved Provider through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB); Approved Provider number 409296-00.
Our continuing education courses are also accepted by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP), and most state boards.
For more information on individual state requirements and approvals, please visit our Approvals page and click on your state.
Concise and to the point. The taping instructions and photos for proper placement of tape were easy to understand and help visualize. - Erica Mills
The practice test was very helpful. I liked that is wasn't timed. - Johanna Hamilton
The information was presented in a clear way that made studying for the exam quick and easy. - Judith Keogh
How the questions on the exam hit the main points of information was nice. I can also use the information right away in my practice. - Janet Robles, NCBTMB
What is kinesio-taping?
A. A therapeutic technique in which elastic cotton tape is attached to the immediate area or a painful muscle, ligament, or joint
B. A therapeutic technique in which nonelastic plastic tape is attached to the immediate area or a painful muscle, ligament, or joint
C. A therapeutic technique in which restrictive bandages are attached to the immediate area or a painful muscle, ligament, or joint
D. A therapeutic technique in which immobilizing silicone tape is attached to the immediate area or a painful muscle, ligament, or joint
In Acutaping, the knowledge and experiences of __________, manual healing, and __________ are brought together in the therapeutic methods of taping.
A. Chinese medicine, osteopathy
B. Western medicine, osteopathy
C. Chinese medicine, reflexology
D. Western medicine, reflexology
When using the cervical spine tape, the second piece of tape should be placed:
A. Parallel to the first strip at the transition from the cervical spine to the thoracic spine
B. Parallel to the first strip at the transition of C1 and C2
C. Across the first strip at the transition from the cervical spine to the thoracic spine
D. Across the first strip at the transition of C1 and C2