Using Kinesiology Tape to Relieve Common Perinatal Pain

A Course For Birth Professionals

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?

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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

Course Curriculum

  • 1
    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!)
  • 2
    Module 2: The Basics Of Kinesiology Tape
    • History Of Kinesiology Tape
    • Four Techniques Of Kinesiology Taping
    • Taping Safety
    • Handling The Tape
  • 3
    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
  • 4
    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
  • 5
    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
  • 6
    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
  • 7
    • 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?
  • 8
    • Demo: Piriformis Stretch
    • Demo: Hip Flexor Stretch
  • 9
    • Review


  • Dr. Katherine Melot DC, MSPP

    Doctor Of Chiropractic

    Dr. Katherine Melot DC, MSPP

    Dr. Katherine Melot is a Doctor Of Chiropractic and cofounder of BirthBabyBody. She currently is in private practice in Austin, TX at Precision Chiropractic ATX. Dr. Melot focuses on prenatal, postnatal, pediatric, and family chiropractic care.

Course Reviews

What Perinatal Professionals Say About This Class

  • Great class!

    Annie Brennan

    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!

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  • 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.

Pain Relief

Help your clients have access to a drug-free alternative to manage their pain

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