Pain Relief

  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. How to treat Plantar Fasciitis?

    Don’t be afraid, but I’m going to talk about something that is every runner’s worst nightmare.  Its two evil words, one small piece of tissue that does so much but can also cause so much grief and agony.  Yes, plantar fasciitis.  There, I said it. So what exactly is plantar fasciitis?  First, let’s look at the function of the plantar...
  3. Foods to Keep You Happy While You’re in Pain

    Rest & Recovery can be aided with healthy and delicious options. 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. 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
  6. Pain Relief & Pregnancy [Infographic]

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  7. Travel Tips from Lauren Fendrick

    SpiderTech pre-cut kinesiology has endless amounts of purposes- even we keep finding new ones every day! Among numerous other uses, did you know that our upper knee Spider can also help relieve pain and discomfort during long flights? Continue reading
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. SpiderTech's Sandy Hudson wins ADO National Championship

    This past weekend, SpiderTech athlete Sandy Hudson won the top honors at the 2016 American Darts Organization National Cricket Championship! Continue reading

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