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K-Taping Basics for Clinical Practice

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K-Taping Basics for Clinical Practice

K-Taping Basics for Clinical Practice

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This course was recorded in October 2020


Low back or neck pain; muscle tension; joint instabilities; disc problems; migraines; tinnitus; menstrual pain; urinary disorders; injury prevention, treatment, and pre-training in competitive and professional sport; postoperative edema and more.

Do you find your patients coming in with any of the above clinical conditions? Are you looking to learn a multitude of new treatment possibilities?

K-Taping is a holistic, non-pharmaceutical therapy, effective in the management of signs and symptoms in a range of clinical conditions.

This online course with K-Taping Canadian instructor Lois Pohlod and OrthoCanada will provide introductory basics for the use of K-Taping techniques by physiotherapists, chiropractors, athletic therapists and massage therapists.  While certification in K-Taping must be taken in-person, this program will outline the course goals and prepare participants for the in-person sessions.


Course Objectives:

  1. Introduction to K-Taping principles and development
  2. How K-Taping can affect the body.
  3. Properties of K-Tape and Cross-Tape products.
  4. Importance of correct patient preparation and application selection.
  5. Introduction to the four areas of application: Muscle; Joint Support; Corrective Applications and Lymphatic care.
  6. Application demonstrations for muscles and joint support/correction.
  7. How to use K-Tape in your daily practice.


Areas of Application:  

Women’s Health; Paediatrics; Sports; Orthopaedics; Neurology

The instructors

OrthoCanada is a leading expert in the design and distribution of physiotherapy equipment and supplies to the Canadian rehab industry.

Founded in 1989, OrthoCanada has offices in Gatineau-Ottawa, Vancouver and Kitchener-Waterloo to provide technical support to healthcare professionals in the fields of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, sports medicine, osteopathy, chiropractic, athletic therapy, kinesiology, acupuncture and massage therapy and in diverse environments, including clinics, hospitals, rehabilitation centres, universities and colleges, recreational centres, sports teams and associations.

Our product range includes electrophysical agents, modalities, exercise equipment, treatment furniture, orthopedic and postural supports, diagnostic devices and clinic supplies. OrthoCanada is the Canadian distributor for Nustep, Seers Medical, K-Tape, BTL Physiotherapy, ITO Physiotherapy, Multi Radiance Medical, Patient Media, Torex and more.

Lois Pohlod

Lois Pohlod is a Registered International Sports Physiotherapist living in Calgary, Alberta.  Lois graduated from McGill University with a BSc. in Physical Therapy. As a Sports Physiotherapist Lois has had the opportunity to work with Canada’s top athletes.  Lois was a member of the Canadian Health and Science team for the 1997 & 2013 Summer World University (FISU) Games, the 1999 & 2011 Pan American Games, and the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, England.  She was the Chief Therapist at both the 2013 Winter FISU Games and the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, and the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

Lois has been a physiotherapist at the Olympic Games on four occasions – the 2004 Games in Athens, the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, as the Chief Therapist in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, and as Chief Therapist for Tokyo 2020.  As the Sport Physiotherapist with Team Canada’s National Women’s Hockey Team in 2000 & 2004, she experienced the thrill of winning two world championship gold medals.

Lois was presented with the Lifetime Member Award at the CPA Congress 2016. In addition to Sport Physiotherapy Canada interests, Lois uses her training in acupuncture and manual therapy along with K-Taping techniques in the treatment of all active Canadians.

Course Material included in this course
  • K-Taping Basics for Clinical Practice
  • Welcome!
  • Introduction
  • The Research
  • Why K-Taping?
  • Varieties of K-Tape
  • Application of K-Tape
  • Using K-Tape in Your Practice
  • Practical Demonstration
  • Questions
  • Feedback
  • Quiz
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