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Kinesiology Taping: Fundamentals and Intermediate
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Kinesiology Taping: Fundamentals and Intermediate

Sponsored by Golden Gate District, CPTA

11/14/2015 to 11/15/2015
When: 11/14/2015
Where: UCSF
San Francisco
United States
Presenter: Cindy Bailey, PT, OCS, SCS, ATC, EMT
Contact: Kay Takahashi

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Course Description

This seminar will present an overview of the Kinesiology Therapeutic Taping Strategies, the rationale, compare and contrast from other taping methods and practice application for common orthopaedic injuries and neurological conditionsof all ages. Kinesiology Taping involves taping muscles in order to enhance function and recovery. With different applications Kinesiology tape can also be used for pain relief and edema control. The tape allows the individual to receive therapeutic benefits 24 hours a day, for 2 to 5 days between applications. Not only is Kinesiology Taping beneficial during physical activity, but also can be used in conjunction with modalities such as cryotherapy, hydrotherapy and electrical stimulation.


Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Understand how Kinesiology Tape differs from other types of tape
  2. Learn the qualities of Kinesiology Tape that make it unique
  3. Review physiology as it relates to Kinesiology taping methods
  4. In a lab setting, learn application of Kinesiology Taping methods for swelling and pain relief
  5. Taping techniques for commonly affected body area


Cindy Bailey, PT, OCS, SCS, ATC, EMT is a past Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice in the Dept. of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy at the University of Southern California and is currently Clinical Faculty at Mt. St. Mary’s Physical Therapy Doctorate program. She is the Director of Physical and Occupational Therapy at Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital (LAOH) and the Administrator of the LAOH Sports Care Outreach and
Education program.

Dr. Bailey continues in her private practice serving many care facilities across Los Angeles and consults outside the region. Cindy’s post graduate work has included an Advanced Residency at Kaiser West Los Angeles (KWLA) in Manual Orthopaedic Physical Therapy and a Fellowship at the Keck School of Medicine of USC in Medical Education Teaching and Learning. Her work at Orthopaedic Hospital has also taken her into the area of specialty care for patients with Hemophilia. Since 1997 Cindy has worked and traveled with the USC Ice Hockey team as their Certified Athletic Trainer and EMT.

Dr. Bailey is a sought after speaker and educator including opportunities with Orthopaedic care of the Hemophilic patient on a regional and world conference level, “Introduction to Sports Injury and Certified Athletic Training” at Pepperdine University and Santa Monica College, “Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Residencies” at Kaiser West Los Angeles and USC Physical Therapy School, Keck School of Medicine “How to Conduct a Musculoskeletal Evaluation”, and “Doc on the Field” as well as community classes for high school and Little League coaches. With her Certified Athletic Training and Sports Specialty backgrounds she has been an invited practitioner to assist with the Pan Am Games and several U.S. Olympic Teams. She has also acted as a consultant to the Chinese Government for facility and health care needs during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Recently she has been invited Medical Staff for the 2009 World Figure Skating Championships as well as the 2009 Macabbi Games held in Israel.
Dr. Bailey has collaborated to author several chapters and articles on “Uses of Tape as a Medical Modality.” Dr. Bailey is a past instructor with the Kinesiotex Taping Method and certified as a CKTPI twice. She has been teaching instructing clinicians in the use and strategies of Kinesiology Therapeutic Taping for 18 years. Due to her vast experience, she is considered one of the worlds’ leading instructors in Kinesiology, Leuko and Sports Taping techniques.



Pending approval from CPTA for 16 contact hours/1.6 CEUs


Target Audience

This course is open to licensed physical therapists and licensed physical therapist assistants. There are a limited number of spots available for PT/PTA students who have completed their anatomy courses. There is no student discount available for this course.


Registration Fee

APTA members: $425; non-members: $680 Registration will open once course location is confirmed.



Please contact Kay Takahashi at for further information. Course specifics to follow.

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