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  1. 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...
  2. Neck Pain - Why Your Neck Might Be Sore and How You Can Help Alleviate the Pain on Your Own

    Neck Pain - Why Your Neck Might Be Sore and How You Can Help Alleviate the Pain on Your Own By: Shannon Uppington DOMP, NSCA-CPT Raise your hand if you have ever experienced any of the following: Headaches or Migraines A heavy head - it feels like the weight of the world is on your shoulders, literally! A dull constant achiness in your neck Inability to look over your shoulder or check your blind spot while driving because the pain when you turn your head is too much #Pain radiating from neck down into the shoulder Stiff neck upon waking Continue reading
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Pain Relief

    Many of us deal with pain every day, from wear and tear or repetitive strain or chronic conditions.  Here are some things you might not have known about the pain you feel: 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. The SpiderTech Universal X Spider creates targeted relief of minor aches and pains

      Every person in the workforce experiences minor aches and pains on a daily basis. If you drive for a living, back pain will often bother you. Knee pain and hip pain are very common for people who work on their feet in restaurants, retail shops and medical facilities. Tradespeople often bear elbow pain, shoulder pain and back pain. Continue reading
  8. Congrats to SpiderTech's Sandy Hudson!

    The United States #1 Ranked Dart Player, Sandy Hudson battles illness and tough competition to finish in the top 8 amongst the elite players. Sandy brilliantly finished the day though with a WIN and shared the top Sandy returned to Virginia Beach for the 5th year in a row with her new Winmau prototype dart 2.0 and high hopes at...
  9. 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
  10. 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

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