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Kinesiotaping for Clinical Orthopedic Rehabilitation
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Other Continuing Education Courses

» Advanced Canine Rehabilitation Therapist

» Aquatic Therapy in Canine Rehabilitation

» The Business of Canine Rehabilitation

» Canine Neurology and Neuro Rehabilitation

» Canine Sports Medicine

» Current Techniques in Canine Pain Management

» Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

» Introduction to Veterinary Clinical Research

» The Multimodal Approach to the Geriatric Canine Patient

» Nutrition in Canine Rehabilitation

» Therapeutic Handling for Canine Rehabilitation


Prerequisites: This 1/2 day course is open to veterinarians, physical therapists, and veterinary technicians/nurses that have completed Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation and to all veterinarians and physical therapists who are CCRPs. All veterinary technicians/nurses must submit an Employment Agreement Letter.

Course Description: This course will include lectures followed by hands-on wet labs designed to reinforce the practical application of learned skills. The theory behind kinesiotaping and the anatomy-based application of K-tape will be covered. Students will learn K-tape application techniques and therapeutic exercise for muscle strains, carpus hyperexternsion, hip dysplasia and stifle instability including cruciate deficiency and patella luxation. Treatment techniques taught in this class will be used in the 2-day Clinical Orthopedic Rehabilitation course.

This course is RACE approved by the AAVSB for 4 credit hours.

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Topics Covered:

  • Current K-tape evidence and its application to the canine patient
  • Understanding K-tape theory through K-tape application and physical movement
  • K-tape application for clinical use
  • K-tape application and therapeutic exercises for clinical use