Welcome to the OrthoCanada Academy

Professional training is essential in order to effectively use K-Taping. We now offer an online live training program created by Birgit Kumbrink, founder and medical director of the international K-Taping Academy. Therapists that complete this new format will be able to effectively use the complex possibilities of this therapy.

Develop your skills as a therapist and attend any of the online live training sessions from home or in a clinic setting. All you need is a partner, a table, and a webcam.

For a complete listing of courses please visit our listings below.

2021 K-Taping Schedule

PRO
March 20-21
$445

K-Taping Pro

2 days (16 hours), March 20-21 2021

Adv. Certificate
March 28
$199

K-Taping Advanced Certificate

1 day (4 hours), March 28 2021

Requirements:

- Completion of the K-Taping Pro live stream course
- Completion of the online knowledge review questionnaire
- Practice partner
- Webcam and computer
- Practice space and a table
- Comfortable attire for full body taping


Items provided:

- 1 box of K-Tape (4 rolls)
- K-Taping Pro Manual

Items NOT provided:

- Sharp scissors. We suggest purchasing a pair of K-Taping Scissors (buy now)

- Explore a variety of case studies
- Learn and review supplementary applications
- Earn a K-Taping Therapist certification
- Learn from experienced and highly trained health care professionals
- Connect with other rehab professionals
- Small class size to accommodate learning

PRO
April 24-25
$445

K-Taping Pro

2 days (16 hours), April 24-25 2021

Adv. Certificate
May 16
$199

K-Taping Advanced Certificate

1 day (4 hours), May 16 2021

Requirements:

- Completion of the K-Taping Pro live stream course
- Completion of the online knowledge review questionnaire
- Practice partner
- Webcam and computer
- Practice space and a table
- Comfortable attire for full body taping


Items provided:

- 1 box of K-Tape (4 rolls)
- K-Taping Pro Manual

Items NOT provided:

- Sharp scissors. We suggest purchasing a pair of K-Taping Scissors (buy now)

- Explore a variety of case studies
- Learn and review supplementary applications
- Earn a K-Taping Therapist certification
- Learn from experienced and highly trained health care professionals
- Connect with other rehab professionals
- Small class size to accommodate learning

PRO
May 22-23
$445

K-Taping Pro

2 days (16 hours), May 22-23 2021

Women's Health
May 29-30
$575

K-Taping Women's Health

2 days (16 hours), May 29-30, 2021

Adv. Certificate
June 6
$199

K-Taping Advanced Certificate

1 day (4 hours), June 6 2021

Requirements:

- Completion of the K-Taping Pro live stream course
- Completion of the online knowledge review questionnaire
- Practice partner
- Webcam and computer
- Practice space and a table
- Comfortable attire for full body taping


Items provided:

- 1 box of K-Tape (4 rolls)
- K-Taping Pro Manual

Ites NOT provided:

- Sharp scissors. We suggest purchasing a pair of K-Taping Scissors (buy now)

- Explore a variety of case studies
- Learn and review supplementary applications
- Earn a K-Taping Therapist certification
- Learn from experienced and highly trained health care professionals
- Connect with other rehab professionals
- Small class size to accommodate learning

Pro
June 19-20
$445

K-Taping Pro 

2 days (16 hours), June 19-20 2021

There are not courses yet scheduled for this month.

Please check back later or email leigh.mackenzie@orthocanada.com for any questions.

There are not courses yet scheduled for this month.

Please check back later or email leigh.mackenzie@orthocanada.com for any questions.

There are not courses yet scheduled for this month.

Please check back later or email leigh.mackenzie@orthocanada.com for any questions.

There are not courses yet scheduled for this month.

Please check back later or email leigh.mackenzie@orthocanada.com for any questions.

There are not courses yet scheduled for this month.

Please check back later or email leigh.mackenzie@orthocanada.com for any questions.

There are not courses yet scheduled for this month.

Please check back later or email leigh.mackenzie@orthocanada.com for any questions.

Selecting the right course for you.

K-Taping PRO

This two day 16 hour virtual K-Taping Pro course covers the basic functions and effects of K-taping. Applications learned in the two-day course are for muscle, ligament, functional corrections, and fascia corrections. Lymphatic correction techniques are also introduced.  Participants will receive instruction on the application of combination techniques for multiple conditions including: Rotator Cuff injuries; Low Back and Neck Pain; Hand and wrist conditions; Iliotibial Band Syndrome; Knee Arthritis; Knee Ligament injuries; Achilles Tendonitis; Ankle injuries; Plantar Fasciitis; Lymphatic dysfunction and contusion care and the use of Cross Taping.

K-Taping Women's Health

This two day 16 hour virtual K-Taping for Women's Health course begins with an overview of the theory and purpose of the K-Taping practical applications and the history of the K-Taping Academy.

K-Taping Advanced Certificate

This one day 4 hour virtual training course is designed for attendees who have completed the K-Taping Pro live stream course and wish to obtain a certificate in K-Taping.

Have a question? Schedule a call

Leigh MacKenzie, BScKIN
Director, K-Taping Academy

1-800-561-0310 ext 1704

leigh.mackenzie@orthocanada.com

“Lois and Jeff are both great instructors, very knowledgeable and professional. Now having another “tool“ in my toolbox, I really have that feeling that I could give my clients a better treatment.”

—Vasile Maier, physiotherapist

Meet our instructors!

Lois Pohlod
B.Sc.PT, Sport Diploma

Lois Pohlod
B.Sc.PT, Sport Diploma

Chief Therapist Canada, 2020 Olympic Games, Tokyo & K-Taping Academy Canada Instructor

Lois Pohlod is a Sport Physiotherapist living in Calgary, Alberta. Lois graduated from McGill University with a BSc. In Physical Therapy. As a Sport Physiotherapist Lois has had the opportunity to work with Canada’s top athletes.

Jeff Brooker
BSc (Anat), B.Sc.PT, Sport Diploma

Jeff Brooker
BSc (Anat), B.Sc.PT, Sport Diploma

Jeff Brooker is a Sport Physiotherapist, owner, and managing director of the Calgary Winter Club Sport Physiotherapy Clinic in Calgary.  Jeff graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Science in Anatomy and Psychology in 1993.  He went on to complete a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta in 1998.

Sabrina Silla
B.Sc., Pht., D.O.

Sabrina Silla
B.Sc., Pht., D.O.

Sabrina is a physiotherapist in pelvic and perineal rehabilitation with advanced training in the fields of gynecology, urology, fertility and pre/postpartum treatments.

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