SpiderTech Blog

  1. SpiderTech Events for July 2016

    We are committed to getting out and growing with our community. So we are attending local events, partnering with local businesses and playing an active role in our communities. Here's where to find us in July.... Continue reading
  2. 6 Ways Regular Movement Can Improve Your Quality of Life

    Movement does a lot more than just make you live longer- it also helps you live better by improving many other aspects of life. It’s impossible to talk about overall health without discussing movement and the increasingly sedentary behaviour our society faces.  Most people do not move nearly as much as they should. Consider some of the following indirect benefits of movement: Continue reading
  3. Using Tape for Sciatica

    Olympic Athlete Dotsie Bausch gives a look into the role SpiderTech Kinesiology Tape has played in her life. Continue reading
  4. 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
  5. Spring into being active with SpiderTech

    Its spring and it’s time to get active. Now that it’s starting to feel like spring, all the excuses we used to keep us warm, toasty and sedentary during the winter no longer apply. Whether you were one of the smart folks who maintained a healthy lifestyle over the winter or perhaps you opted for lazy hibernation, Spring is a chance to get outside and live healthy. Even better, you can drag the kids or your friends into it and have fun too! So here’s a quick list of easy activities to get you and yours out and moving this spring. Continue reading
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. X Spider Application

      Infographic Application Guide for the Universal X Spider 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