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Taping Techniques for the Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapist

  • 17 May 2014
  • 8:00 AM
  • 18 May 2014
  • 11:30 AM
  • The UCSF Faculty Physical Therapy Practice, 1500 Owens Street, Ste 400, San Francisco, CA 94158


  • To receive COMPTSIG member rate, add $30 COMPTSIG membership fee to $225 member rate

Please also send a copy of your California PT license to:
Todd Davenport
University of the Pacific
Department of Physical Therapy
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211

Student participants: Please provide proof of APTA membership.

This course is now closed.

Saturday,May 17th 2014

Sunday, May 18th 2014

1.2 CEUs pending



UCSF Faculty Physical Therapy Practice

1500 Owens Street, Ste 400

San Francisco, CA  94158

Sponsored by:

California Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy

Special Interest Group (COMPTSIG)


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Course Objectives:

At the end of this course participants will:

  • Articulate the indications and contraindications for taping
  • Cite the evidence for taping Incorporate current evidence related to taping to make management decisions for patients
  • Demonstrate competence in application of selected taping techniques that can be immediately applied to orthopedic patients with musculoskeletal complaints of the upper extremity, lower extremity and the spine
  • Identify where and when tape can be used as an adjunct treatment in an orthopedic setting in order to greatly enhance treatment effectiveness
  • Be able to teach taping techniques that can be used by the patient to help with pain control and foster patient self-management
  • Provide pain relieving taping techniques that will help with patient compliance of rehabilitation program


Clare Lewis PT, PsyD, MS, MPH, FAAOMPT
graduated from CSU Fresno with her bachelors in physical therapy.  She went on to get her MSPT in manual physical therapy from University Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) while she concurrently completed requirements to become a full fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT). Clare also completed her masters in public health in health promotion/health education, also from UAB. After 13 years as a clinician, Clare went into Academia full time, and is now at California State University, Sacramento. Clare completed her doctorate degrees in clinical psychology and organization psychology while working towards tenure and has been teaching at CSUS for 17 years at her current position as full professor in the department of physical therapy., and continues to do part-time out-patient PT.

John Zieour, MS, PT 

is a licensed physical therapist with over 26 years of experience. He attended U.C. Davis for his undergraduate degree, where he participated in intercollegiate football. He received his B.A. in Physical Education in 1984, followed by his Master of Science in Physical Therapy in 1986 at Duke University. While attending Duke, John received training in the prevention and treatment of athletic injuries, and served as the director of student trainers. He has worked as a physical therapist in a variety of settings, but over the past 21 years he has owned and operated Rocklin Physical Therapy, Inc. John’s continuing educational career has focused on the treatment and prevention of sport injuries. In addition to his passion for treating injured athletes, John also serves as a defensive back/receivers coach for a local high school football team.

Registration deadline is May 3rd 2014.

Sponsors reserve the right to cancel and return payments in the event of insufficient enrollment.

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Chris DaPrato

(415) 353-7209 



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