Josya SijmonsmaPhysiotherapist Instructor Writer
Josya Sijmonsma was born in 1962 in Drachten, the Netherlands. After her study for physical therapist which she completed in 1985, she specialised among other things in lymphatic therapy, Medical Taping, Manuel therapy Mulligan, myofeedback, meridian therapy and triggerpoint treatment.
Since 2002 she gives specific courses and lectures on Medical Taping in the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, England and Portugal for professionals with various background.
She is an all-round expert on Medical Taping and provides courses in the different topics of Medical Taping, such as basic, advanced, lymphatic, neurologic, podiatric, and meridian Taping.
In 2004 she wrote and published the “Medical Taping Manual”, a book which explains all the basic techniques from Medical Taping. This Dutch book is translated into Spanish, English, Portuguese and Italian. The Romanian translation of this book was launched in may 2013.
After that, she wrote and published a special book about Lymphatic taping, a book which deals with all the specific details of this topic. This book was published in 2010, in Dutch, English and German.
Apart from that, she wrote several articles about basic taping, neurological taping and podiatric taping.