SpiderTech kinesiology tape has many different options and endless possibilities for applications to help with all sorts of issues.
Whether you are working with Spider Tape Rolls, Pre-Cut Applications or the universal shapes like X Spiders or I Strips, here are some tips and tricks to get the most out of your next SpiderTech purchase.
There are more uses for Kinesiology tape during the winter season than you think.
Colder temperatures mean that your muscles are more likely to become cool faster, making them more prone to injury. Winter sports such as skiing, snowboarding, ice climbing and ice hockey can put your body into awkward an unpredictable positions so it is important to prepare for this to avoid potential injury.
Shovelling snow doesn’t have to be a hassle or a chore. Snow shovelling is actually a fantastic way to promote healthy movement among your joints and muscles when done correctly. It can get your heart rate up, improving your circulation- and like any other exercise involving resistance, snow shovelling will release endorphins and boost your mood. Turns out this commonly dreaded chore actually has more benefits than you thought!
SpiderTech pre-cut kinesiology has endless amounts of purposes- even we keep finding new ones every day! Among numerous other uses, did you know that our upper knee Spider can also help relieve pain and discomfort during long flights?
Its spring and it’s time to get active. Now that it’s starting to feel like spring, all the excuses we used to keep us warm, toasty and sedentary during the winter no longer apply. Whether you were one of the smart folks who maintained a healthy lifestyle over the winter or perhaps you opted for lazy hibernation, Spring is a chance to get outside and live healthy. Even better, you can drag the kids or your friends into it and have fun too!
So here’s a quick list of easy activities to get you and yours out and moving this spring.
Subacromial impingement (SAI) is one of the most frequently diagnosed shoulder conditions in adults with shoulder pain, and is associated with defects in posture, proprioception and motor coordination of the rotator cuff, deltoid, and the peri-scapular muscles. In addition to physiotherapy, many clinicians will prescribe adjuvant treatment in the form of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) with the intention of reducing shoulder pain often attributable to tendon inflammation and/or bursitis. Pain reduction methods can reduce barriers for patients to actively participate in their rehabilitative exercise program. The use of kinesiology tape has become an increasingly popular treatment aimed at reducing musculoskeletal pain without the added potential complications inherent with the use of NSAIDs.
On weekdays, your best exercise intentions get waylaid – business meetings, looming deadlines and kids’ homework all conspire to keep you glued to your chair all week. But come weekend, you’re raring to go. You remember a time when you could jump from one sport to another with no hint of a strain, sprain or even a muscle twitch. If you could do it then, why not now? Continue reading →