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  1. Knee Pain 101

    Knee Pain 101 By: Shannon Uppington NSCA-CPT, DOMP Snap! Crackle! Pop! No, I’m not talking about Rice Krispies, I’m talking about your knees. Unfortunately, these sounds are often associated with pain when it comes to the knees. Knee pain is on the rise. It’s actually one of the most common areas of pain/injury that I see in my Osteopathy practice...
  2. Tips and Tricks for Kinesiology Tape Application

    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. Continue reading
  3. 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
  4. How to Manage Sciatica During Pregnancy

    Aches, pains, and overwhelming fatigue are normal aspects of a pregnancy, particularly in the third trimester, and that's hard enough to deal with. But some women have it worse. Continue reading
  5. X Spider Application

      Infographic Application Guide for the Universal X Spider Continue reading
  6. 9 Steps to Dealing with Groin Strain

    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
  7. Cheerleaders Can Benefit From SpiderTech for Pain Relief

    Over the past few decades cheerleading has grown by leaps and bounds (literally). It was estimated in 2002 that there were 3.5 million cheerleaders in the U.S. As the number of participants continue to grow so does the risk of injury. As cheerleading evolved over the past few decades the routines have become more difficult. It is not uncommon to...
  8. Relieve minor aches and pains anywhere with the SpiderTech Universal X Spider

    Old injuries, new injuries, the sensations that come of doing some new physical task: minor aches and pains affect all of us. We may get out of bed and feel soreness in our shoulders. We might spend two hours reading on our smart phones, and then our necks hurt. When the temperature shifts, we might feel it in our hips...
  9. Li Na on the Latest Cover of Time Magazine with SpiderTech Tape

    Li Na is the poster child for grit, determination and the fighting spirit. Her comeback to win the Australian Open when she was close to retirement was inspiring to say the least. Her post-match interview was jaw-dropping and her poise as always is unwavering. A true champion that people admire; Li Na is a symbol of inspiration for not only...

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