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Section: AAPSM Category: Trauma & Sports Medicine

Taping Techniques for the Foot and Ankle

Gina Peterson, DPT, OMT, EP-C

Gina Peterson, DPT, OMT, EP-Cdiscusses a biomechanical approach for applying taping as a supportive modality. Dr Peterson describes common pathologies and their associated impairments, then demonstrates supportive taping strategies for each. These techniques can be utilized with either rigid tape (such as Leukotape) or flexible kinesiology tape.

Goals and Objectives
  1. Develop a conceptual framework for taping as a supportive modality.
  2. Develop a biomechanical (vs methodological) taping skill set.
  3. Develop proficiency with common taping configurations.
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    Gina Peterson has nothing to disclose.