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.
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.
If you accidentally did the splits while hitting the slopes this winter (or just trying to get down the driveway), don’t be too embarrassed, you’re not alone! Groin strains are not uncommon, especially among athletes. You’re at high risk for a groin injury if you participate in a sport that requires sudden and fast leg movement, or has a lot of contact. However, anyone can cause themselves injury if they do not take the proper steps like stretching properly before and after an especially strenuous workout. Any sudden movement, especially to the side, can cause a groin strain that can take weeks to heal.
Below are 9 steps to healing a groin strain and getting back to your daily activities.Continue reading →
If you are American and work in an office, there is a better-than-average likelihood that you spend at least four hours of your workday in front of a computer. This is considered to be heavy computer use. Heavy use of computers often leads to discomfort in the upper body: from pain in the hands and wrists, through soreness in the elbows and shoulders and into upper back and neck pain. Continue reading →
Dr. Robert J. Haley is a chiropractic physician and nutritionist with over 20 years of experience in the field of health and wellness. Dr. Haley has worked with numerous elite and professional athletes. He is currently in his 16th year as the team chiropractor for Lyndhurst High School Golden Bear athletics. He was named: “New Jersey Sports Chiropractor of the Year” in 2008. In 2002, Dr. Haley was selected and served as a chiropractor in the United States Olympic Continue reading →