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  1. Foods to Keep You Happy While You’re in Pain

    Rest & Recovery can be aided with healthy and delicious options. Continue reading
  2. 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
  3. Tape Removal Tips

    How to remove tape, without taking skin along for the ride. Continue reading
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Pain Relief & Pregnancy [Infographic]

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  8. 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
  9. Study Finds SpiderTech Shoulder Spider Provides The Same Level Of Pain Relief As Non-Prescription Pain Killers

    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. Continue reading
  10. The Dos and Don’ts of Being a Safe Weekend Warrior

    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

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