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FMT Basic and FMT Performance

  • Board Restrictions note: Co-sponsored courses may not be eligible for CE in Tennessee; Credit calculations may vary for New Mexico approval
  • Event date: 11/30/2019 8:00 AM - 12/1/2019 5:00 PM Export event

    The FMT Basic portion of this course introduces the concept of movement therapy and enhancement via functional taping methods. It includes a review of the current literature supporting the theory of kinesiology taping for the purposes of rehabilitation, edema/swelling management, neuropathic pain, scar mobility and postural management. FMT Basic is an evidence-informed kinesiology taping course that redefines our understanding of the effects of elastic therapeutic taping on pain mitigation, circulation and proprioception. FMT Basic lays the groundwork for a practical framework of ‘taping movement, not muscles’ to replace an outdated model focused on directional taping to activate or inhibit muscles.

    The FMT Performance portion of this course expands on the concepts of movement therapy and performance enhancement via functional taping methods that are taught in FMT BASIC. The anatomy and physiology of myofascial slings is covered. Movement assessment to determine dysfunction in specific slings and how to apply tape in a manner that improves movement and function is done in a workshop, hands-on environment. Corrective exercise techniques to address joint mobility and stability dysfunctions along these myofascial pathways are presented.
    This course is intended for practitioners and therapists with all levels of experience with taping. All supplies needed for the course are provided.

    InstructorMike Stella
    About the InstructorPlease see attached CV
    Subject Breakdown Anatomy, Terminology, Basic Sciences: 4 hours; Adjustment, Manipulation, Techniques, & Instruments: 3 hours; Diagnosis, X-ray, Lab: 1 hour; Physiotherapy, Exercise, Rehab: 7 hours; Research, Case Studies: 1 hour
    Total Credits16.00
    FormatIn person - Live
    Course OutlineFMT Basic & Performance Outline.pdf
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