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K-Taping in Pediatrics

Basics Techniques Indications

K-Taping in Pediatrics by Birgit Kumbrink
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Already integrated successfully in competitive sports, medical treatment and rehabilitation programs, K-Taping therapy offers physical, occupational and speech therapists a wide range of options for the treatment of infants, small children and younger patients. K-Taping can now be integrated into pediatric physiotherapy and speech therapy, aiding in the treatment of a range of conditions including postural defects, deformities of the feet and dysphagia.

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K-Taping in theory

-          The properties, function and mode of action of elastic K-Tape

-          The effects of K-Tape therapy

-          The fundamentals of K-Tape application

-          Contraindications


K-Taping in practice

-          The four major application techniques (muscle, ligament, correction and lymph applications) including common indications in children, and practical examples

-          The appropriate technique for more than 50 medical indications

-          Step by step guidance with photo series, practical tips and alternative applications


About the author

Birgit Kumbrink, founder and medical director of the international K-Taping Academy, Dortmund, Germany and one of the most experienced users and teachers of the treatment method internationally.


The course companion and practical manual – for therapists, midwives and pediatricians

Springer Berlin Heidelberg; November 2015
154 pages; ISBN 9783662465851
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Title: K-Taping in Pediatrics
Author: Birgit Kumbrink
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