Medical Practitioners

  1. Kinesiology Taping for Pregnancy

    Remember the last time you saw your favorite athlete or Olympian wear neon pink, flashy looking tape while playing sport? Good news, this flashy adhesive isn’t just for athletes anymore. Pregnant women everywhere are using this therapeutic tape to relieve a whole host of pregnancy related symptoms from lower back and pelvic pain to rib discomfort and swollen ankles. How...
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Knee Pain Can Negatively Impact Sleep Patterns

    Knee pain, like any sort of pain, can seriously interfere with sleep. Whether or not you are focused on your knee pain, if it’s bothering you, you are likely to have at least a few sleepless nights. Continue reading
  5. SpiderTech can aid in the relief of computer-related arm pain, elbow pain and wrist pain

    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
  6. SpiderTech provides drug-free pain relief to people who experience pain from shin splints.

     Shin splints are a form of repetitive strain injury (RSI) that impact the shinbone and the connective tissue that attach your muscles to the bone. While shin splints are commonly associated with distance running and military training, there is a significantly larger group of Americans being affected by this discomfort. One major risk factor for shin splints is having flat feet, and it is estimated that more than 60 million Americans are flat footed. 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. Knee Pain Caused By Arthritis, Injury Or Overuse

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