TITLE: Kinesiology Taping
HOURS: Wed., Sept. 27, 2:15pm - 6:30pm OR Fri., Sept. 29, 2:15pm - 6:30pm
WORKSHOP RATING: ★ PT ★★ DVM/VMD ★★★ VT
MAX PARTICIPANTS: 20 11 Spots Remaining
CONTACT HOURS: (4.0 RACE-approved)
DESCRIPTION: This Workshop teaches methods of applying kinesiology tape and of integrating this technique with therapeutic exercises and activities of daily living for enhanced body awareness. Kinesiology taping techniques are useful for rehabilitating pets and for conditioning canine athletes
Amie Hesbach, PT, DPT, MSPT, CCRP, CCRT, Owner EmpowerPhysioPet Boston, Massachusetts, US
Amie Hesbach is a doctor of physical therapy with over twenty-five years of experience with human patients and over twenty years with small animal patients. She has expertise and experience in the application of manual therapy and facilitation techniques (including PNF and IASTM), corrective functional exercise training, and proprioceptive and neuromuscular retraining in orthopaedic, athletic, and neurologic patients. She has a clinical interest in the application of physical therapy and rehabilitation techniques to maximize the potential for NeuroPlasticity and recovery in her patients.
Dr. Hesbach was educated at the University of Montana (DPT, Physical Therapy), the Medical College of Virginia (MS, Physical Therapy), and Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (BS, Biology). She completed a post-graduate NeuroRehabilitation residency in Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) at the Kaiser Foundation Rehabilitation Center in Vallejo, California.
Dr. Hesbach is certified in Canine Rehabilitation through both the University of Tennessee (UT) and the Canine Rehabilitation Institute (CRI). Dr. Hesbach has published and lectured on both human and canine rehabilitation in the United States, Japan, and throughout Europe. She continues to offer webinars and online clinical coaching to pet parents and animal physical therapy and rehabilitation colleagues.
Dr. Hesbach is the past President of the Animal Rehabilitation/Physical Therapy Special Interest Group of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). She owns and operates EmpowerPhyioPet, a mobile pet physical therapy and rehabilitation practice near Boston, Massachusetts. In 2022, Dr. Hesbach was honored with the award of IAVRPT Animal Rehabilitation Practitioner of the Year.