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  1. Minor Injury Recovery and Prevention Through Kinesiology Tape

    What is kinesiology tape exactly? Well, it’s one or several strips of adhesive tape that, when applied to the skin, improves blood circulation, improves recovery time, prevents injuries, enhances performance and more. It’s often used by runners, cyclists and people suffering from joint discomfort like arthritis. One of the bigger questions people have with kinesiology tape is how it can...
  2. Different Uses For Kinesiology Tape

    On the market since 1970, kinesiology tape was first developed in Japan, growing in popularity around the globe for its various uses in the chiropractic and physical therapy world. There are constantly studies being done on the additional benefits and uses for kinesiology tape, many of which we have for you right here. Here are several different ways you can...
  3. Foods to Keep You Happy While You’re in Pain

    Rest & Recovery can be aided with healthy and delicious options. Continue reading
  4. How to Have an Injury Free Spring

    Here's some tips to make sure that you get outside and enjoy Spring without getting hurt. Continue reading
  5. Tape Removal Tips

    How to remove tape, without taking skin along for the ride. Continue reading
  6. Taping for Winter Sports

    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. Continue reading
  7. Snow Shovelling to Prevent 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!   Continue reading
  8. 5 Reasons that Autumn is the Perfect Time for Fitness

    Autumn is one of the best times to start or re-invigorate your fitness routine. Unlike New Year’s Resolutions, lifestyle changes starting in the fall can be easier to keep and maintain for longer. Here are our top 5 reasons that autumn is the perfect time to start or change your fitness routine: Continue reading
  9. Pain Relief & Pregnancy [Infographic]

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  10. Preventing Diabetes

    April 7th is World Health Day, which raises awareness about a specific public health priority. This year, World Health Day focuses on diabetes. Type 2 diabetes has been on the rise in recent years and SpiderTech thinks it is important to know the what you can do to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes or manage it if diabetes develops.   Here are the key ways to treat and prevent Type 2 Diabetes According to the Canadian Diabetes Association : Continue reading

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