K-Taping in Pediatrics

Basics – Techniques – Indications

  • Birgit Kumbrink

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VIII
  2. Birgit Kumbrink
    Pages 1-12
  3. Birgit Kumbrink
    Pages 13-33
  4. Birgit Kumbrink
    Pages 35-145
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 147-148

About this book


K-Taping – now with options for the treatment of children

Already integrated successfully in competitive sports, medical treatment and rehabilitation programs, K-Taping therapy offers physical, occupational and speech therapists a wide range of options for the treatment of infants, small children and younger patients.  K-Taping can now be integrated into pediatric physiotherapy and speech therapy, aiding in the treatment of a range of conditions including postural defects, deformities of the feet and dysphagia.


About the content

K-Taping in theory

-          The properties, function and mode of action of elastic K-Tape

-          The effects of K-Tape therapy

-          The fundamentals of K-Tape application

-          The specifics of K-taping therapy for children

-          Contraindications


K-Taping in practice

-          The four major application techniques (muscle, ligament, correction and lymph applications) including common indications in children, and practical examples

-          The appropriate technique for more than 50 medical indications

-          Step by step guidance with photo series, practical tips and alternative applications


About the author

Birgit Kumbrink, founder and medical director of the international K-Taping Academy, Dortmund, Germany and one of the most experienced users and teachers of the treatment method internationally.


The course companion and practical manual – for therapists, midwives and pediatricians


Neurology Paediatrics Pain therapy Physiotherapy Rehabilitation

Authors and affiliations

  • Birgit Kumbrink
    • 1
  1. 1.K-Taping AcademyDortmundGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-46584-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-46585-1
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