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  1. Ankle Taping Is Beneficial for Both Preventing and Treating Injuries

    There are benefits to ankle taping. It can be used to prevent injuries because it provides added support and strength to the muscles in this area of the body. It is well suited for athletes, runners, joggers, walkers, and those with weak ankles. Another great use for this tape is for people who have to be on their feet for...
  2. Kinesiology Tape Improves Your Posture

    One common cause of neck and back aches is poor posture. The severity and frequency of the stiffness and soreness can vary from one person to the next. In addition, extended periods of poor posture cause damage to the spinal column because it is not properly aligned. Luckily, there are several different methods, such as using kinesiology tape, for improving...
  3. Reduce Risks for Muscle-Related Injuries by Using Sports Tape

    It is possible to reduce the risks associated with sports injuries related to torn, strained and sprained muscles by using sports tape. This type of tape should be applied prior to the sporting event, like football, basketball or baseball. Uniforms can easily be worn over areas where tape is applied, and they will still feel comfortable. Movements are not restricted...
  4. Use SpiderTech Taping Products with Physical Therapy to Relieve Pain

    Any time you have a serious injury that damages the muscles and tissues in the body, you have to go through a recovery period. Part of your recovery often involves participating in physical therapy and rehabilitative exercises to re-strengthen the damaged muscles and tissues. In between sessions, you normally feel pain and discomfort as the body is slowly healing. Luckily...
  5. Sandy Hudson is a national dart champion and wants sport in Olympics

    When Sandy Hudson whips into the Local Cue Sports Bar in Greenville, she heats up. "Hence, Sandy Storm," Hudson said. Hudson, or "Storm," often ices her competition in a game of darts. "It is a sport, rather than a bad game," she said. And this Storm is drenched in several titles. She's ranked no. 1 in the country in female...
  6. Ankle Tape Helps Increase Ankle Support

    Any sort of movement and range of motion which affects the ankles can lead to unexpected injury unless you take the proper precautions, such as applying ankle tape. However, simply applying the tape is not all that is required. Prior to exercising, running, jogging, walking or any other sports activity, make sure you properly warm up. Warming up helps loosen...
  7. SpiderTech Has Features Not Found in Regular Athletic Tape

    Regular athletic tape does not provide the same features as SpiderTech tape products. With regular tape, you have to cut each section. There are no exclusive pre-cut designs to choose from that help save you time when applying the tape to your body. If the tape gets wet from water or body sweat, it starts to peel off. Further, depending...
  8. 5 Ways Pro Football Stars Tackle Injuries on Their Journey to Super Bowl XLVIII

    After weeks of intense preparation, training and hype, Super Bowl XLVIII is over, with Seattle hoisting the coveted trophy with a decisive 43-8 victory over Denver Sunday night. But before Seattle heads home to a tickertape parade, some well-deserved rest and maybe an ice bath or three, here’s a look back at how the stars of Super Bowl XLVIII made...
  9. Suffer from Minor Pain in Your Knees? Reduce it with Knee Taping

    Suffering from flair ups in your knees can be extremely frustrating. It often limits you movements and mobility. You may find you are no longer able to enjoy activities you did in the past because of your discomfort. However, there is a drug-free solution that helps alleviate your minor pain and suffering with knee taping. Knee taping using pre-cut elastic...
  10. Li Na Wins the Australian Open: 3 Takeaways From Her Remarkable Victory

    Congratulations are in order for SpiderTech ambassador Li Na, who captured her first win at the Australian Open and second Grand Slam last night. From her on-court heroics to her charming victory speech, Li continues to be a great role model for everyone from her fellow athletes to weekend warriors. Here are three lessons we took from Li’s hard-fought victory...