Kinesio Taping® Advanced Techniques and Clinical Reasoning (Formerly KT3)

Replacing the previous seminar titled “KT3: Clinical Concepts and Advanced Whole Body Applications of the KinesioTaping® Method”

Prerequisite for attending this course: Kinesio Taping Assessments, Fundamental Concepts and Techniques or KT1/KT2 course.

A Kinesio University approved course. Course offers a brief review of basic taping and assessment concepts learned in the first 2 day course. Advanced taping techniques and assessments are presented as Lecture Tutorials to introduce step by step applications for chronic edema, scar and fascial management, nerve taping as well as acute and chronic pain management. Participants will be offered ample lab time to practice each advanced technique guided by the Assessment Flowchart for clinical decision making. Case studies are presented for designing a clinically relevant application within a treatment program guided by the instructor. Case studies are then introduced for small groups of students to practice the variety of assessment techniques and advanced taping applications. 

During hands-on lab sessions, course instructor(s) will evaluate each participant’s techniques/skills learned to determine proficiency for course completion. Post test at end of course will assess your new knowledge.

At the end of the course each participant will be given a course evaluation and a self reflective questionnaire. This course content is not intended for use by any participants outside the scope of their license or regulation.

Upon successful completion of both the KinesioTaping® Assessments, Fundamental Concepts and Techniques CE course and this KinesioTaping® Advanced Techniques and Clinical Reasoning CE course, the participant is eligible to register for and take the Kinesiotaping Association’s CKTP exam to become a Certified KinesioTaping® Practitioner.

Please bring scissors and wear proper attire for taping (tank top & shorts). Bring a yoga mat if you have one.

Course Objectives:

Upon Completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • List 2 specific symptoms of injury for each of the following tissues – nerve, muscle, epidermis, dermis, fascia and joint.
  • Demonstrate application of advanced Epidermis Correction Technique – Web Layering.
  • Demonstrate application of advanced Dermis Correction Technique – Jellyfish.
  • Demonstrate application of advanced Fascia Correction Techniques – Ram’s Head and Manual Fascial Glide.
  • Demonstrate application of advanced Circulatory Lymphatic Correction Technique – Basket Weave.
  • Demonstrate application of advanced Space Correction Technique – Scar Management techniques.
  • Demonstrate integration of Muscle Direction Tests, Screening Assessments, and Corrective Techniques to treat complex injuries such as Whiplash, Shoulder Impingement, and Chronic Knee Pain.
  • In a small group setting identify 3 items on a problem list and goal list from specified case studies and develop appropriate interventions using tape as a modality and defend to the class.

CE Credits

8 contact hours

This course is accepted by many professional credentialing organizations and state professional regulatory boards. Rules and regulations change frequently without notification, and apply differently to live and online courses. Please check with your state board to confirm accuracy of this list and acceptance of contact hours. Certificate of Attendance will be issued to all participants upon completion of the course and may be used for CEU verification of credits. CE credits vary by state. Please check with your state board/certifying agency to confirm conversion of contact hours to CE. See links below.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION  for Athletic Trainers:
This course does not qualify for Category A credits through the BOC. The Board of Certification (BOC) for Athletic Trainers no longer accepts Category A  continuing education credits for any CE classes that apply to a single product brand.   Athletic Trainers are encouraged to contact the BOC to confirm acceptance of CEUs as Category D prior to registering for KinesioTaping CE courses. A certificate of course attendance will be provided upon course completion.


Physical Therapy Board of California: The Physical Therapy Board of California recognizes Rehab Education, LLC as an approval agency to approve providers offering continuing competency courses for CA licensed PTs and PTAs. This course is approved for 8 contact hours.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: The Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board of California recognizes Rehab Education, LLC as an approved Continuing Professional Development Provider (PDP). Approval #PDP 416. (Course must be taken between 03-6-2019 and 03-31-2021)

Illinois State Board of Physical Therapy: Approved CE Sponsor by Illinois State Board of Physical Therapy, Division of Professional Regulations, Approval #216.000227. (Course must be taken prior to 09-30-2022)

Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners: This course meets the basic criteria of the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.8 CEUs. (Course must be taken between 05-1-2017 and 05-1-2021)

New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners: This course has been approved by the New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 8 continuing education credits, Approval #2001-39. (Course must be taken between 02-1-2020 and 01-31-2022)

NJ Board of Chiropractic Examiners: The New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners has approved Rehab Education as a pre-approved provider/sponsor of chiropractic continuing education courses. This course has been approved for 8 contact hours. (Course must be taken between 09-1-2019 and 08-31-2021)

NY State Physical Therapy Board: Rehab Education, LLC is recognized as an approved provider of PT and PTA continuing education by the NY State Education Department Board of Physical Therapy. (Course must be taken prior to 05-10-2022)

Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association: This course has been approved by the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association for 8 CE hours continuing education credits. Approval Approval #17751. (Course must be taken between 04-5-2020 and 04-5-2021)

American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Approved Provider #6177: See states that currently recognize AOTA Approved Providers for OT

  • AOTA Approval States

    These states currently recognize AOTA Approved Providers for OT continuing education either in regulatory language or by formal written communication to AOTA:

    District of Columbia
    New Hampshire
    New Mexico
    New York
    North Carolina
    North Dakota
    Rhode Island
    South Carolina
    South Dakota

    *Disclaimer: Rehab Education LLC provides this list for your convenience. At the time of listing, the following state boards accept courses by virtue of approval by other organizations. It is the responsibility of the participant registering for a course to check with their state board to confirm rules and regulations regarding acceptance of contact hours for live and online courses.

    The following PT Boards accept courses approved by other state PT boards or APTA state associations*:

    North Carolina

    The following PT Boards accept courses approved by other APTA state associations*:

    Rhode Island

    The following PT Boards accept courses provided by AOTA approved providers*:

    District of Columbia
    Rhode Island

    *NBCOT…National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy (view PDU requirements)

    +HTCC… Hand Therapy Certification Commission  (view recertification requirements)
    Hand Therapy Certification Commission (HTCC): This course is accepted by HTCC towards re-certification.

    State PT Boards
    State OT Boards


Please bring scissors and wear proper attire for taping (tank top & shorts). Bring a yoga mat if you have one.

7:30 -8:00 Continental breakfast and sign-in
8:00 – 8:30 Success Stories, Troubleshooting and Questions
Review of taping terminology tension and cuts, safe application methodology
8:30 – 9:00 Assessment Review: Screenings and MDT Tissue and Muscle with Lab
9:00 – 9:30 Review Epidermis Correction protocols and introduce Epidermis Web
Epidermis web lab
9:30:-10:00 Review Dermis Correction Protocols and introduce Jellyfish
Jelly fish Lab 
10:00- 10:15 Break
10:15 – 10:50 Review Fascia Correction protocols and Introduce Ram’s Head
Rams Head Lab
10:50 – 11:00  Introduction Advanced Fascia Correction Manual Fascial Glide 
Manual Fascial Glide Lab
11:15 – 11:40 Advanced Fascia Correction:Nerve taping
Nerve Taping Lab 
11:40-12:00  Review Circulatory Lymphatic Correction and introduce Basket weave Correction and Lab
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 1:25 Review Space Corrections and introduce Scar Management as a combination of fascia and space correction and circulation /lymphatic
Scar Management “Pitting Scars Application” and “Directional Pull Application” Lab
1:25 – 2:05 Review Muscle Corrections and introduce combination corrections with assessments: Case Study Chondromalcia Patella
Chondromalacia Lab
2:05 – 2:40 Review of Mechanical Correction and introduce combination corrections with assessments: Case Study Shoulder Impingement
Shoulder Impingement Lab
2:40 – 3:20 Review tendon and Ligament Corrections and Introduce combination corrections with assessments: Case Study Whiplash
Whiplash Lab
3:20 – 3:35 Break
3:35 – 3:50 Review Functional Correction and Introduce modification technique with postural assessments: Case Study with modified Functional Correction 
3:50 -4:05 Rotational Limb Corrections
4:05 – 5:15  Clinical Scenarios and Clinical Reasoning 
5:15 – 5:30 Q&A/CKTP exam details/KTAI membership
5:30 End of class/Evaluations


Randall Alford, OTR/L, CHT, CKTI,

is a graduate of Texas Woman's University and has been practicing since 1994. He has been a Certified Hand Therapist since 2000. He has been a KinesioTaping instructor since 2003 and has taught KinesioTaping courses nationally.

Randall presently works in a private practice in Baton Rouge, LA as the Director of Therapy Services for the Physical Therapy and Hand Center, where he primarily treats orthopaedic and sports injuries of the upper extremity. He taught Sensory-Motor class in the Fall of 2001 at the LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans and has presented lectures on hand and upper extremity management at LSU Athletic Training Department in Baton Rouge, LA. Randall has developed and taught numerous orthopaedic and splinting classes of the upper extremity.

Classes taught by Randall Alford:

Amiram Griver, PT, DPT, CKTI

Dr. Ami Griver is a practicing Physical Therapist in Tucson AZ since 2002. He has treated clients in a variety of settings including outpatient ortho and neuro, and inpatients from acute hospital stays through the rehabilitation settings.

He earned his baccalaureate degree from the University of Arizona in Tucson and his Doctor of Physical Therapy from Northern Arizona University. He is a clinical instructor for physical therapy students, is the lead physical therapist for the only ALS clinic in Southern Arizona, and lectures in the community as part of Brain Matters In Neurology Lecture Series. He is a Certified Kinesio Taping® Instructor.

Classes taught by Amiram Griver:

Scott Hainz, DC, CKTI

Dr. Scott Hainz is a chiropractic physician with over 40 years of healthcare experience.  His first career was as a paramedic fireman in the 1970s & 80s.  As a medic he taught emergency medicine techniques and went on to further his career as a chiropractic physician in 1986.  He has been in private practice since 1986 and currently practices in Creve Coeur Missouri. From 1992 to 2007 he was an Assistant Professor at Logan College where he taught in the regular curriculum and directed multiple outpatient teaching clinics. He holds multiple advanced certifications including but not limited to Neurology, Internal health specialist, Low level laser therapy, and Kinesio taping. He has taught nationally and internationally for the KTA since 2010 from Alaska to London and is currently on the Education Committee for the KTAI.

Teresa Juodawlkis Pesci, MPT, CKTI

received her Master’s in Physical Therapy from the University of California: San Francisco in 1994. She has worked at Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford in Palo Alto, California, the William Beaumont Rehab Center in Birmingham, Michigan, the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland, the University of Michigan – Visiting Nurses and at the Abilities Center, a branch of the Detroit Institute for Children. She is currently working for Kids in Motion. Her interest areas are the birth to three population, infant massage, yoga for the special child and therapeutic taping. She has practiced in the following settings: inpatient, acute rehab, PICU, outpatient, interdisciplinary clinics (NICU follow-up, Movement Disorders, Spina Bifida, Hemophilia, and JRA), school and home. While most of her career has focused on pediatrics, she has experience in treating everything from birth to geriatrics. Mrs. Pesci has been using a variety of taping practices throughout her career. She is a certified Kinesio Taping instructor through the Kinesio Taping Association.

Classes taught by Teresa Juodawlkis Pesci:

Tony Agostini, LAT, CSCS, CKTI, ACI

​Tony Agostini earned Bachelor of Science degrees in both Education and Athletic Training at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He has 32 years of experience as an educator and allied health care professional working with people of all ages and abilities.  He is employed by Aurora Health Care as a Senior Athletic Trainer and specializes in outpatient orthopedics.  He provides patient care at Shorewood High School for student athletes and also provides patient care for the general public at the Aurora Sports Health outpatient clinic in St. Francis, Wisconsin.  Tony incorporates myofascial release, functional rehabilitation exercises, injury prevention, the Kinesio® Taping Method, and other skills in his treatments.

 Tony also is employed by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee as an associate lecturer teaching activity classes.  As a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, he provides valuable insight into the pathological causes of injuries and provides education on how to improve your daily living activities.  Tony earned his Kinesio® Taping Instructor Certification 10/12/2014 and has taught throughout the Mid-West.

Christine Scarano Ward PT, DPT, CKTI

Christine Scarano Ward PT, DPT, CKTIis a Doctor of Physical Therapy currently practicing in Freehold, New Jersey. She earned a Bachelors of Science Degree in Exercise Science and Sport Studies from Rutgers University in 1994, a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2002, and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from UMDNJ in 2004. She is currently licensed to practice in New Jersey, California, and Hawaii.

Dr. Scarano Ward has practiced in various physical therapy settings including acute-rehabilitation; hospital in-patient and out-patient therapy; and home-care environments. The majority of her practice, however, has been in out-patient orthopedics, where she integrates neuromuscular rehabilitation and manual therapies with exercise prescription to optimize patient care.  Dr. Scarano Ward is certified as a Level One Sports Performance Coach for the USA Weightlifting Association, and in 2017 became a Certified Kinesio Taping instructor. She has found all these components invaluable in optimizing performance not only for athletes, but for each client she works with in the clinic.

In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Scarano Ward has organized and worked in the Recovery Tent for the New Jersey Marathon 2012-2015.  She participated in the Transplant Games in Cleveland, Ohio in 2016, and continues to be active in marathon, triathlon, and competitive events as a participant, coach, and clinician.

Classes taught by Christine Scarano Ward:

Alison Taylor, OTR/L, CHT, CKTI

graduated as an Occupational Therapist in 1990, from Sydney University, Australia. She has worked in and out of the United States for over 29 years and obtained her CHT in 2001. Since that time Alison has presented at 6 ASHT Conferences, multiple state ASHT and OT conferences, and special interest group meetings in GA, IL, NH, SC, TX and LA.

She became a KinesioTaping Instructor in 2011 and actively lectures throughout the USA on UE and LE taping.  Alison presented at the International KinesioTaping symposium in Hawaii in 2017 on “Tennis Elbow”, and was published in the Kinesio “Advanced Healing Magazine”

Alison is a guest lecturer for the OT programs at Texas Women’s University (Denton) and LSU (Shreveport). She lectures nationally on Hand Therapy and is developing protocols for tennis elbow and radial nerve impairment. Her specialties include hands, UE sports orthopedics and tendonitis.  Her background also includes neurology, geriatrics, spinal cord and acute care.

Classes taught by Alison Taylor:

Jim Wallis, ATC, MS, CKT

graduated from Washington State University in 1983 and then received his Certified Athletic Trainer designation from NATA. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the school of Community Health and Head Athletic Trainer for Portland State University. He has been working with the Kinesio® Taping Method since first being introduced to the technique in Japan in the fall of 1994. Jim has led instructor workshops in the USA, Portugal, Italy, Belgium, and Australia. He has presented twice at the International Kinesio® Taping Association Symposium in Tokyo, Japan, and was recognized in 2000 for his distinguished service as an Instructor of the Kinesio® Taping Method. In 2003 he co-wrote Clinical and Therapeutic Applications of the Kinesio® Taping Method with Dr. Kenzo Kase and Tsuyoshi Kase. Recently, he began work in Japan on a DVD about combining the Kinesio® Taping Method with traditional athletic taping methods.

Classes taught by Jim Wallis:

Andrea Wolkenberg, PT, DPT, MA, CKTI, MCMT

Andrea Wolkenberg, PT, DPT, MA, CKTI, MCMT has been a practicing physical therapist for 35 years. She graduated in 1979 from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Allied Medical Professions with a Bachelor’s degree in physical therapy. She holds a Master’s degree in Medical Anthropology from the New School for Social Research in New York City. In 2001, Andrea became a Certified Kinesio Taping Instructor, and in 2012 she received her Mastery Certification in Manual Therapy from Hands On Seminars. Andrea has spent most of her career working in out-patient orthopedics and sub-acute and long term care. Her clinical expertise is in pain management and manual therapy, having taken numerous continuing education courses with James Cyriax, Laurence Jones, John Mennell, Shirley Sahrmann, Stanley Paris, John Barnes, and many others.

From 2004 to 2013, Andrea was the Director of Physical Therapy at Spine Options in White Plains, NY, specializing in the conservative treatment of back and neck pain. She is currently the President of SPINE SOLVERS INC., her own concierge physical therapy company which provides at home physical therapy services to individuals, injury prevention and workplace safety consultation to businesses, and expert witness services for legal cases involving physical therapists.

Classes taught by Andrea Wolkenberg: