Massage Therapy
UltraSports

(813) 482-7200

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Licensed Massage Therapist FL MA24089


Pete Pfannerstill, Ph.D.


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All Events

Register here for all Kinesio Taping and Sports Massage courses.

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Upcoming events

    • Sat, October 13, 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
    • St. Anthony's Carillon Outpatient Center, 900 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg FL 33716
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    Kinesio® Taping Method Courses

    St. Petersburg FL 

    October 13, 2018

    Class time 8:00 am - 5:30 pm - Arrival time is 7:30-7:45 am)

     

    Registration Rates:

    Advanced (+1 month in advance): - $249

     

    Full Price (1 month - 1 week in advance) - $279

     

    Late (within 7 days in advance): - $299

     

     

    Kinesio® Taping Advanced Techniques and Clinical Reasoning
    This one-day course offers a brief review of the basic taping and assessment concepts learned in the first two days of the course.  Advanced taping techniques and assessments are presented as lecture tutorials to introduce step-by-step applications for chronic edema, scar and fascial management, nerve taping as well as acute and chronic pain management. Participants will be offered ample lab time to practice each advanced technique guided by the assessment flowchart for clinical decision making.  Case studies are presented for designing a clinically relevant application within a treatment program guided by the instructor.  Case studies are then introduced for small groups of students to practice the variety of assessment techniques and advanced taping applications. 

     

    Course Outcomes:
    • Identify and list three indications, four precautions and four contraindications for applying tape for multiple conditions. (Cognitive Domain)
    • Identify the six major physiological systems that are affected by tape. (Cognitive Domain)
    • As a novice taper, design an individualized treatment program from acute through the rehabilitation stages using tape as a modality. (Cognitive Domain)
    • Demonstrate the basic understanding and competence in manual direction assessments (tissue and muscle) and six screening assessments (Psychomotor Domain)
    • Demonstrate basic competence throughout the two-day course within 27 labs. (Psychomotor Domain)
    • Demonstrate basic competency by passing a practical exam at the end of day two (Psychomotor Domain)
    • Appreciate the rationale for altering tension below 50% tension and I, Y and web cuts of tape to vary stimulus necessary for therapeutic benefit of tape (Affective Domain)
    • Appreciate the different stimulation from cut and tension using the Kinesio Taping® method (Affective Domain)
    • Appreciate the differences in properties for five different manufacturer’s tapes per research review (Affective Domain)
    • Demonstrate increased understanding of pretense for taping as a modality by increasing number of correct answers on post-test as compared to pretest

    Course Requirements:   

    In order to attend a Kinesio® Taping seminar, each attendee must meet all of the following criteria: 

    1. Must have completed 80 course hours of anatomy & physiology

    2. Must have a working knowledge of the musculoskeletal system

    3. Must be able to do assessments by evaluating and/or diagnosing injuries and conditions

    4. Must have achieved or is a student in their junior or senior year (transcripts must be provided) working towards one or more of the following credentials: ARNP, ATC, CAT(C), CCSP, CDP, CHT, CLT, CMBT, CMT, CNMT, COMT, COTA, COTA/L, CPO, CPT, CPTA, CRN, CST, CT, DC, DO, DOM, DPT, Lac, LAT, LLCC, LMBT, LMP, LMT, LOT, LOTA, LPT, LPTA, MD, MDT, MLD, MOT, MOTR/L, MPT, MT, MTC, NCMT, NCTMB, NDT, NMD, NMT, NP, NRC, OCS, ODT, OMD, OPA, OT, OTA, OTC, OTR, OTR/L, PT, PT-C, PTA, PA, RMT, RN, RPT, RPTA, SCS, SLP.

    Refund Policy: One month prior to class, full refund minus 10%. Within one month from class 50% refund. Within one week NO REFUND.

     

    Location

     

    St. Anthony's Carillon Outpatient Center,
    900 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg FL 33716

     

    *CE credits are approved for these professions:

       

    Occupational Therapists - AOTA (Provider #4489 - 8  CE hours/day);  State of Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (Provider #50-2081 - 8 CE hours/day), State of Alabama Board of Occupational Therapy (Provider #50-2081 - 8 CE hours/day)

    Licensed Massage Therapists - State of Florida Board of Massage Therapy (Provider #50-2081 - 8 CE hours/day); NCBTMB (Provider #386613-00 - 8 CE hours/day)

    Certified Athletic Trainers - State of Florida Board of Athletic Training (Provider #50-2081 - 8 CE hours/day)

    Physical Therapists - Florida Physical Therapy Association (CE# available on request 8 CE hours/3rd day).   

    PLEASE NOTE - D.C. Continuing Education credit is not available.

    • Tue, October 23, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • 4002 W State St, Suite 200, Tampa FL 33609
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    Pre & Post Event Sports Massage 5 CE 

    $89 Advanced Registration / $99 Full Price

    Course # 20-255408

     

    Students learn the benefits, intent, cautions and timing of sports massage treatments, learn and demonstrate commonly used sports massage strokes, learn a foundation for an event sports massage routine, learn how to set up and the list of necessary massage equipment for a successful on-site sports massage event, learn how to recognize the severity of sports related injuries and learn how to identify symptoms of hypothermia & hyperthermia.  This workshop will qualify attendees to participate on a sports massage team.  Students demonstrate the sports massage strokes by performing pre and post event routines on their classmates.

     

    Bring table, linens, cream and you must wear or bring loose-fitting shorts and sport shoes.  No jeans, sandals or flip flops allowed. 50% hands on / 50% lecture

     

    This course is part of the full Sports Massage Certification Program (SMCP).  It may be taken separately from the other two courses.  Attendees may have an opportunity to work at a sporting event.  For an information packet which contains all the details and requirements of the SMCP, click here.

     

    Refund Policy: One month prior to class, full refund minus 10%. Within one month from class 50% refund.  Within one week, NO refund.

     

    Approved for States of Florida & Georgia Boards of Massage Therapy, (CE Provider #50-2081) 5 CE hours, NCBTMB (Provider #386613-00) 5 CE hours.

       

     

    • Tue, October 23, 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • Sun, October 28, 2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • 4002 W State St, Suite 200, Tampa FL 33609
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    Sports Massage Certification Program (37 CE) $699 Advanced Registration (1 month in advance)

     

    This program consists of three separate courses:

    • Pre & Post Event Sports Massage 5 CE 
      Course # 20-255408
    • Advanced Sports Massage 16 CE 
      Course # 20-255419
    • Myofascial Sports Massage 16 CE 
      Course # 20-255436

    These courses are followed by a written exam and practical.  Participants will have the opportunity to work at one or two sporting events.  For an information packet which contains all the details and requirements of the SMCP, Information Packet.pdf.

     

    The week begins on Tuesday at 9:00.  Hours Wednesday through Friday are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Hours on Saturday are 6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Finishing time on Sunday is generally 2:00 p.m. at the latest. 


    Exact hours are subject to change without notice.  Please contact Pete prior to making flight plans. 

     

    Refund Policy: One month prior to class, full refund minus 10%. Within one month from class, 50% refund.  Within one week from class, NO REFUND.

     

    Approved for States of Florida & Georgia Boards of Massage Therapy, (CE Provider #50-2081) 37 CE hours, NCBTMB (Provider #386613-00) 37 CE hours.

    • Wed, October 24, 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • Sat, October 27, 2018
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4002 W State St, Suite 200, Tampa FL 33609
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    Advanced Sports Massage 16 CE 

    $299 Advanced Registration / $349 Full Price

    Course # 20-255419

     

    Students perform pre and/or post event sports massage routines on competitive athletes at local sporting events.  The instructor videotapes the students during the event and later provides critical review during class.  Students will learn & demonstrate proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation and Active Isolated Stretching techniques.  Students learn about cryotherapy and thermal therapy, the injury response cycle, the acute inflammatory response and other physiological aspects of athletic training.  Bring table, linens, cream, and you must wear or bring loose-fitting shorts and sport shoes during classroom sessions.  No jeans, sandals or flip flops.  Wear professional clothing during the sporting events.  Prerequisite: Pre & Post Event Sports Massage 5 CE or equivalent course or experience.  50% hands on / 50% lecture

     

    Anticipated course times (subject to change):

    Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Saturday 6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

     

    This course is part of the full Sports Massage Certification Program (SMCP).  It may be taken separately from the other two courses.  Attendees may have an opportunity to work at a sporting event.  For an information packet which contains all the details and requirements of the SMCP, click here.

     

    Refund Policy: One month prior to class, full refund minus 10%. Within one month from class 50% refund.  Within one week, NO refund.

     

    Approved for States of Florida & Georgia Boards of Massage Therapy, (CE Provider #50-2081) 16 CE hours, NCBTMB (Provider #386613-00) 16 CE hours.

     

    • Thu, October 25, 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • Fri, October 26, 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • 4002 W State St, Suite 200, Tampa FL 33609
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    Myofascial Sports Massage 16 CE

    Course # 20-255436

    $349 Advanced Registration / $379 Full Price


    Students learn the basic principles and theories of Myofascial Sports Massage (MSM), learn the standing structural awareness test and learn basic body reading as a way to evaluate clients.  The instructor demonstrates basic and advanced MSM spreading strokes.  With direction from the instructor, the students then perform these MSM strokes on their classmates.  The instructor combines these strokes into a full-body MSM routine and demonstrates how it can be completed in 30 minutes.  Students perform the full-body routine on their classmates.  Students learn about common sports-related injuries, such as neck, lumbar and thigh strain, rotator cuff dysfunction, piriformis iliotibial band syndromes, anterior & posterior compartment syndrome and plantar fasciitis and learn and subsequently perform MSM routines for treating them.


    Please note that the exact hours are subject to change.  Please call Pete prior to making flight or lodging plans. 

     

    Bring table, linens, drape towels.  Students must wear sports shoes and sports shorts (NO JEANS).  Women will be more comfortable in a sports bra and T-shirt.  80% hands on / 20% lecture

    Refund Policy: One month prior to class, full refund minus 10%. Within one month from class 50% refund. Within one week, NO refund.

    This course is part of the full Sports Massage Certification Program (SMCP).  It may be taken separately from the other two courses.  For an information packet which contains all the details and requirements of the SMCP, click here.

     

    Approved for States of Florida & Georgia Boards of Massage Therapy, (CE Provider #50-2081) 16 CE hours, NCBTMB (Provider #386613-00) 16 CE hours.

    • Tue, January 01, 2019
    • 1936 W Dr ML King Jr Blvd, Suite 103, Tampa FL 33607
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