NYPTA Rocktape Mini Conference in Tarrytown
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The NYPTA is pleased to present our second mini conference of 2016. We are bringing our very successful full day Rocktape Seminar to Tarrytown NY. John Koniuto PT, MSPT, DPT, certified “RockDoc”, will be presenting on taping and mapping movement. This full day event is worth 6 CEHs. Please see the descriptions below for Part I and II of the course.

When: 9/10/16
8:00 AM
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels
455 South Broadway
Tarrytown, New York  10591
United States
Presenter: John Koniuto PT, MSPT, DPT
Contact: Carla Rosenbaum

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Handouts will not be provided in hard copy at the event. If you wish to have them, please print them or save them to your electronic device to view during the course. It is not required that you do so. 


Part 1 Kinesiotaping


Part 2 Mapping Movement


Now Coming to a Downstate Location Near You!


The NYPTA is pleased to bring our full day Rocktape Seminar to Tarrytown NY. John Koniuto PT, MSPT, DPT, certified “RockDoc”, will be presenting on taping and mapping movement. This full day event is worth 6 CEHs.

Course Description
Speaker Biography
Tentative Time Frame
Hotel Information




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Part I.

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.

Part II.

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.

Speaker Biography:

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 pm


PT and PTA Members :         $160.00
PT and PTA Nonmembers:    $240.00

Student Members:                  $50.00

Student NonMembers:           $75.00  STUDENT SPACE IS NOW CLOSED! Please consider our Albany event to attend this course.


Hotel information:

DoubleTree by Hilton Tarrytown
455 South Broadway, Tarrytown NY 10591

Room block: Double rooms for cost of $164/night for Friday September 9th

Room block cutoff: Wednesday August 10th

Reservations phone #: 800-474-4260  – individuals must identify themselves as members of the NYPTA Mini Conference event in order to get the group rate



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". 




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