How Do You Know If This Class Is For You?
If you would like to learn how to apply kinesiology tape for different complaints, such as low back pain or pubic bone pain.
If you a birth professional and are looking to add services to your current business to either serve your clients better or increase your revenue or both.
If you want more knowledge of some of the biomechanical changes that happen to a person’s body during pregnancy.
If you want to know more about how to use kinesiology safely in the perinatal population.
If you want to expand your knowledge about kinesiology tape in general.
Did You Know?
You can use kinesiology tape to relieve back, foot, calf, and carpal tunnel pain?
What You'll Learn
How to tape for common pregnancy and postpartum pain, like lower back pain
How to confidently prepare tape to apply and safely remove it
Clinical tips for when to tape, when not to tape, and best practices
Communication, charging, marketing, and more tips for using within your business
Plus, a bonus video for learning how to loosen the hips and prevent
Introduction to Course
- Meet The Instructor
- What You'll Learn In This Course
- Is this Class A Good Fit For You?
- Mythbuster: There is a Drug Free Alternative for Pregnancy and Postpartum Pain
- How to Navigate This Course (IMPORTANT!)
Module 2: The Basics Of Kinesiology Tape
- History Of Kinesiology Tape
- Four Techniques Of Kinesiology Taping
- Taping Safety
- Handling The Tape
- Quiz Module 2
Module 3: Kinesiology Taping For Back Pain
- Introduction To Back Pain
- Taping Demo: Low Back Support
- Low Back Support Clinical Notes
- Taping Demo: Belly Support
- Taping Demo: Shoulder & Mid Back Support
- Shoulder Stability & Mid Back Support Clinical Notes
- Quiz Module 3
Module 4: Kinesiology Taping For Extremity Pain
- Extremity Pain Introduction
- Taping Demo: Knee Pain
- Taping Demo: Arch Support
- Taping Demo: Calf Cramps
- Taping Demo: Carpal Tunnel
- Taping Demo: De Quervain’s/Trigger Thumb
- Quiz Module 4
Module 5: Additional Kinesiology Taping Applications
- Introduction To Additional Applications
- Prepping the Tape for Mastitis/Clogged Duct Support
- Taping Demo: Mastitis/Clogged Ducts Support
- Taping Demo: Diastasis Recti
- Taping Demo: C-Section Scar Mobilization
- Quiz Module 5
Module 6: Troubleshooting
- How Do I Cut The Tape Correctly?
- What Do I Do If I Only Have Pre-cut Strips?
- What Do I Do If The Taping Application Is Irritating The Skin?
- What Do I Do If The Tape Isn't Sticking?
- Where Do I Buy Kinesiology Tape?
- How Do I Remove The Tape Safely?
- Tape Removal Instructions
- Recap Of This Course
- Do I Have To Be A Professional To Apply Kinesiology Tape?
- How To Communicate With Your Clients When Using Kinesiology Tape
- Tips & Tricks For Using Kinesiology Tape In Practice/With Your Clients
- How Can You Charge For Taping?
- Demo: Piriformis Stretch
- Demo: Hip Flexor Stretch
Doctor Of Chiropractic
Dr. Katherine Melot MSPP, DC, CACCP
Dr. Katherine Melot (she/her/hers) is a Doctor Of Chiropractic and the co-founder of BirthBabyBody. Dr. Melot has been using kinesiology tape to help people for the past 10 years. Before becoming a chiropractor, Dr. Melot worked for a large kinesiology taping company taping hundreds of athletes at marathons and triathlons across the United States. Upon becoming a chiropractor, she begin using kinesiology tape to help her clients manage and relieve common pregnant and postpartum pain. She currently is in private practice in Austin, TX at Precision Chiropractic ATX. Dr. Melot is Certificated by the Academy Council of Chiropractic Pediatrics and focuses on prenatal, postnatal, pediatric, and family chiropractic care.
What Perinatal Professionals Say About This Class
So easy to understand. I love that I can use this info right away in practice!
So easy to understand. I love that I can use this info right away in practice!Read Less
Easy to follow and taught at a pace for any level person seeking more knowledge. However, wish it was a little louder. I have it turned up all the way in the...Read More
Easy to follow and taught at a pace for any level person seeking more knowledge. However, wish it was a little louder. I have it turned up all the way in the video and on my laptop and it is still difficult to hear.Read Less
Very informative course! Dr. Katherine does a fantastic job explaining the ins and outs of kinesiology taping! Very thorough with various modules taping all ...Read More
Very informative course! Dr. Katherine does a fantastic job explaining the ins and outs of kinesiology taping! Very thorough with various modules taping all areas of perinatal body. Excited to use on my prenatal patients! Thank you!Read Less
I really enjoyed this course! It was very informative and I am excited to use the information to help future patients!
I really enjoyed this course! It was very informative and I am excited to use the information to help future patients!Read Less
Very useful info for working with the prenatal population! I look forward to using it often! Thank you!
Very useful info for working with the prenatal population! I look forward to using it often! Thank you!Read Less
The course had great, usable info and was very easy to navigate.
The course had great, usable info and was very easy to navigate.Read Less
Very helpful and well explained taping techniques. The information comes at you very quick so being able to pause to take notes is helpful. Several quiz qu...Read More
Very helpful and well explained taping techniques. The information comes at you very quick so being able to pause to take notes is helpful. Several quiz questions were not discussed during the presentation. Also, having a PDF or pictures would be very helpful. Overall, I am satisfied with what I gained from the course for the price paid.Read Less
Will this course help me learn to tape myself?
Yes, many of the taping techniques Dr. Melot demonstrates can be done on your own body, with some requiring additional help from another person.
Do you offer CEs for this course?
At this time BirthBabyBody does not offer CE's for professional courses, but it is something we are looking to do for our professional courses in the future. If you're looking for professional development to expand your body of knowledge, this course is for you!
Can I purchase this course for my team or organization?
Yes, we offer a professional membership to our growing library of courses. To check out our membership, click our logo on the top right of this page, click on "I'm a perinatal professional", scroll to the bottom of the page and click on "Join Pro Membership". We also sell courses in bulk for a discount. Please contact us at birthbabybodyatx [at] gmail [dot] com to learn more.
How is this different from taping techniques I can find on YouTube?
Dr. Katherine Melot offers a comprehensive explanation on how to use kinesiology tape safely and effectively for pregnant and postpartum people. Her taping techniques are specifically made for the perinatal population, and she provides clinical notes on many of her demonstrations specifically addressing the needs of the perinatal population.