The NYPTA is pleased to bring our final of three Mini-Conferences to Albany NY!
John Koniuto PT, MSPT, DPT, certified “RockDoc”, will be returning to present on taping and mapping movement. This full day event is worth 6 CEHs.
Tentative Time Frame
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4 HOURS - KINESIOLOGY TAPING REDEFINED – TAPING MOVEMENTS, NOT MUSCLES
This course introduces the concept of movement therapy and enhancement via functional taping methods. It includes a review of the current literature supporting the theory of kinesiology taping for the purposes of rehabilitation, edema/swelling management, neuropathic pain and postural management. The course is intended for therapists and practitioners with all levels of experience with taping. All supplies needed for the course are provided. **Participants should present themselves with comfortable clothing to allow for full range of motion and be prepared to MOVE.
2 HOURS - MAPPING MOVEMENT - MOBILITY AND STABILITY REHABILITATION FOR EXCEPTIONAL PATIENT CARE
This course introduces the concept of movement assessments and enhancement via myofascial release techniques. It includes a review of the current literature supporting the theory of foam rollers and mobility balls for the purposes of pain mitigation, rehabilitation, activity preparation and recovery. All supplies needed for the course are provided - ROLLERS AND MOBILITY BALLS. **Participants should present themselves with comfortable clothing to allow for full range of motion and be prepared to MOVE.
Dr. John K. Koniuto, PT, MSPT, DPT, FMT-C, is a skilled Physical Therapist and the owner of Oakdale Physical Therapy & Fitness based in Johnson City, NY, which specializes in out-patient, sports injuries, orthopedic and general rehab, and prehab services. Dr. Koniuto’s primary clinical specialty is sports and orthopedic rehab, focusing on strength, balance, posture, and functional assessment while incorporating fitness strategies and their positive impact on the aging process. As a Certified Strength Training Specialist, Certified EMT and FMT Certified Level 1 & 2 RockDoc, he also has a special interest in injury prevention, wellness, and rehab using individualized kinesiology taping techniques and movement strategies. Dr. Koniuto grew up in Upstate New York before he earned his BS and Master’s in Physical Therapy at Springfield College in Massachusetts, and his Doctorate from Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. He has worked with semi-pro sports teams and has extensive experience in various clinical settings such as private practice, hospitals, home health agencies, nursing homes, scholastic and industrial companies. Dr. Koniuto values the professional relationships he has with his clients and the positive impacts he has on their quality of life. When he is not working, John enjoys rock/ice climbing, CrossFit, mountain biking, mountaineering, running, playing volleyball with the local men’s USVBA club team, and golfing.
TENTATIVE TIME FRAME:
Breakfast & Registration – 7-8am
Course – 8-10
Coffee break - 10-10:15
Course – 10:15 – 12:15
Lunch - 12:15 – 1:30
Course – 1:30 – 4:00
PT and PTA Members : $130.00
PT and PTA Nonmembers: $195.00
Student Members*: $50.00
Student Non-Members*: $75.00
*Student space is now sold out
The Desmond Hotel and Conference Center
Room block: $139.00
Room block cutoff: Wednesday October 5th, 2016
Reservations phone #: 518-869-8100 – individuals must identify themselves as members of the NYPTA Mini Conference event in order to get the group rate
Cancellations must be received two weeks prior (Oct.8) to the course, and be in writing. They must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. All cancellations are subject to a 25% administrative fee.
Please note that this is a highly active lab course and you should dress comfortably in loose clothing/gym clothes.
We want to thank the sponsors of this event!
ROCKTAPE is our Featured Sponsor, and will be providing all course supplies as well as the full day of education from their certified "RockDoc".
SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE HERE