Intro to Kinesiology TapingEarl Wenk
Have you seen the colorful tape on athletes at the Olympics or other sports? Wonder what it is or how to use it? Learn the basics of applying kinesiology tape to your clients to help reinforce the work you do in your bodywork sessions. Techniques can assist with releasing tight muscles, reduce pain for tendonitis, and reduce inflammation.
If you have a roll of kinesiology tape for the webinar, you can follow along as Earl demystifies this growing technique and you will leave confident in applying this to your clients.
Earl Wenk has over 17 years of experience in the field of sports medicine, working as both a certified athletic trainer and massage therapist. In addition, he is also an NSCA-certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and a NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist.
He is a graduate of the University of Michigan, with a degree in Movement Science from the Division of Kinesiology, where he also completed an internship program in Athletic Training. Earl has also taught courses in orthopedic massage, sports massage and human anatomy at a massage therapy school and currently provides continuing education courses in sports massage, functional anatomy and injury assessment through his business, Muscle Wisdom.
Earl has been featured in MASSAGE Magazine, and currently writes the sports massage expert blog for the Massage Magazine online edition. He specializes in working with athletes of all ages and skill levels - from recreational runners to All-American collegiate, professional and Olympic athletes.
Click here to learn more about Earl in this Tools for Touch™ blog post, Sports Massage for Everyday Athletes.