Course Information

Kinesio® Certification courses are open to and designed for people in an advanced healthcare setting. Our Certified Kinesio Taping® Practitioners (CKTPs) are licensed professional health care and therapy providers, including physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, athletic trainers, occupational therapists and massage therapists, in addition to chiropractic doctors, health care providers and other allied healthcare professionals. Our overall objective is to provide every medical practitioner with premier intellectual support through expert instruction and state-of-the-art database tutorials. The Kinesio Taping® Method (KTM) and Kinesio® Tex Tape is used to:

  • Re-educate the neuromuscular system
  • Reduce pain
  • Support performance
  • Prevent injury
  • Promote improved circulation and healing
  • Improve functional movement and positioning

KT1 - Fundamental Concepts

(To be taken in conjunction with KTAI approved KT2 course)

  • 8-hour course
  • designed to introduce practitioners to the KTM
  • covers the five major physiological systems - skin, muscle, fascia, circulatory/lymphatic, joint
  • features lab sessions to practice KTM applications
  • completion will prepare attendees to relax overuse syndrome, stimulate weak muscles and decrease pain and swelling

KT2 – Advanced Concepts and Corrective Techniques 

(Must complete KT1 prior to attending KT2)

  • 8-hour course
  • builds on material learned in KT1
  • covers the six corrective techniques – mechanical, functional, space, fascia, ligament/tendon and lymphatic
  • features lab sessions to practice KTM applications
  • completion will prepare attendees to apply the KTM to orthopedic and neurological conditions

KT3 - Clinical Concepts and Advanced Taping Methods

(Must have completed KT1-KT2 at least 4-weeks prior to attending KT3)

  • 8-hour course
  • combines KT1 and KT2 coursework
  • features lab sessions to practice KTM applications
  • covers some of the more advanced techniques of the KTM
  • can be tailored to specific conditions, professions or applications by each instructor
  • upon completion, attendees will be eligible to take the CKTP exam

KT4: Specialized Concepts of the Kinesio Taping Method

(Must complete KT1-KT2 and KT3 prior to attending KT4)

  • six different 8-hour courses available
  • builds on KT1-KT2 and KT3 coursework
  • features lab sessions to practice specialized KTM applications
  • covers the most advanced techniques of the KTM
  • each course is tailored to specific conditions, professions or applications
  • available courses are Neurological Concepts, Sports Orthopedic Concepts, Myofascial Massage Concepts, Lymphatic Concepts, Pediatric Concepts and Hand Therapy Concepts

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