Kinesio Taping®

Registration is open for our upcoming Kinesio Taping® courses!  Join our dynamic KT instructors for hands-on and practical courses approved by Kinesio University and the Kinesio Taping® Association.  New and updated course manuals and a new type of tape are included with course registration.

PTNW is among the top three Kinesio University approved providers in the United States. Chiropractors, OTs, PTs, hand therapists, athletic trainers, acupuncturists, naturopaths, and massage therapists enjoy our Kinesio Taping® Courses!  Kinesio University is an approved provider by the organizations listed below and PTNW follows the licensing board requirements in each state we present.

  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
  • National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB)
  • National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).

Who may attend?:  All licensed healthcare practitioners are eligible to take Kinesio Taping® courses including PT/PTA, OT/COTA, ST, ATC, LMP, DC, ND, RN, and LAc.  *New*:  now accepting paramedics and kinesiologists!  All others, please contact us to clarify.

Kinesio Taping ® Assessments, Fundamental Concepts and Techniques
Day 1&2
(Formerly:  Fundamentals and Advanced Kinesio Taping® 1 and 2):

  • Registration Fee: $555 prior to/$600 on or after the registration deadline.
  • 16 Contact Hours

October 20-21, 2018
Seattle, WA (click here for more information)
Instructor:  Calvin Kwan, ND, CKTI

October 27-28, 2018
Portland, OR (click here for more information)
Instructor:  Kyle Nelson, MPH, ATC-R, CKTI

Kinesio Taping® Advanced Techniques and Clinical Reasoning
Day 3 and Advanced Specialty Day 4
(Formerly:  Advanced Specialty Kinesio Taping® 3 and 4):

  • Prerequisites:  Kinesio Taping® Day 1 & 2 are prerequisites for Day 3 & 4.  
  • A minimum of 3 weeks practice must be completed in between Day 1 & 2 and Day 3.
  • Certification (CKTP) Eligibility: Once Kinesio Taping® Day 3 is completed, participants may sit for the Certified Kinesio Tape® Practitioner (CKTP) exam.  
  • Kinesio Taping® Day 4 attendees do not need to be a CKTP, but do need to have completed Day 3.
  • 8 Contact Hours per course.
  • Registration Fee:  $275 prior to/$300 on or after the registration deadline.  If registering for both courses together:  Kinesio Taping® Day 3 and Day 4  Ortho/Sports Specialty $255 EACH/$600 on or after the registration deadline.

November 17-18, 2018
Seattle, WA (click here for more information)
Instructor:  Calvin Kwan, ND, CKTI

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Kinesio Taping® Instructors

Our Kinesio Taping® instructors are approved by Kinesio University and are among the best! We are pleased to work with Masahiro Takakura, ND, LAc, DC, CKTI, Calvin Kwan, ND, CKTI, and Kyle Nelson, MPH, ATC-R, CKTI.

Feedback from KT Attendees

Attendees love our Kinesio Taping® courses! For example, “The course was amazing, instructor engaging answered all questions thoroughly. Very knowledgeable and friendly. Loved it and will be back for KT 3 and 4.” ​