Physiotherapist education – “Taping – from theory to practice”
This physiotherapist education is intended for all therapists and aspiring therapists, who wish to gain greater knowledge of therapeutic taping. The course is particularly suitable for physiotherapists who work or wish to work with sports persons at different levels. Other specialists from the health sector, e.g. trainers in the field of performance sports and sports rehabilitation, can be admitted to the course on a case-by-case basis.
The physiotherapist education “Taping – from theory to practice” comprise 12 teaching units of 45 minutes over a two-day period.
About Speaker Ben Moes
Originally from Luxembourg, Moes is a sports physiotherapist with comprehensive practical experience treating athletes. As head physiotherapist, for example, he supports Luxembourg’s men’s A-level national soccer team (FLF) as well as Luxembourg’s swimming team (FLNS) in their international competitions. In addition, he was a member of the Comité Olympique et Sportif Luxembourgeois (COSL) at the Games of the Small States of Europe in 2013, 2015 and 2017. Among other qualifications, Ben Moes holds a master’s degree from Long Island University Brooklyn, New York, in “Advanced Athletic Training and Sports Science (M. Sc.).”
He is a member of the Luxembourgish Society of Sports Physiotherapy (S.L.K.S).
In elite sports, prevention, and rehabilitation, functional bandages, also known as “taping”, are additional therapy options and are now indispensable.
The course puts special emphasis on teaching the scientific background of therapeutic taping and professional scope for applying functional bandages in practice. The technique for applying a tape and different examples from practical sporting situations are demonstrated and explained in detail. After the course the participants will be able, with the assistance of course documentation, to apply taping without supervision and transfer their skills to other applications.
The course content will cover the theoretical and practical principles, indications, contraindications, therapy options (in prevention, acute management and return to sports) and also special techniques for applying therapeutic taping.
On the second day of the course, the participants will also gain an insight into kinesiological taping, including concrete examples of applications and practical exercises.
The practical part includes the taping of:
- Toe joints
- Ankle joint taping
- Calf muscles
- Achilles tendons
Course content, taping material for the course, handouts for the course, lunch break and beverages (coffee, water, juices)