USA Water Polo Announces Partnership with RockTape as Official Sponsor and Kinesiology Tape Supplier Through 2020

USA Water Polo and RockTape’s partnership provides kinesiology tape, topicals, and mobility tools to USA Water Polo’s teams through the 2020 Olympic Games Huntington Beach, CA – September XX, 2015 – RockTape, Inc., an industry leader in kinesiology tape has joined USA Water Polo as an official sponsor and official kinesiology tape through the 2020 Olympic Games. As part of the agreement RockTape will provide USA Water Polo’s National Teams with product to help prevent and treat injuries during training and competition. USA Water Polo members will also be provided with an exclusive discount code to use on product throughout the partnership.  Members can access the 20% discount by visiting http://deals.rocktape.com and entering the access code: USAWP2015 “We’re incredibly excited to be partnered with USA Water Polo,” said Greg van den Dries, CEO of RockTape. “Water Polo is a thrilling, taxing sport and we love that we’re in a position to keep all of team USA’s athletes moving stronger, longer in the water.” As to why RockTape is the perfect partner: “There’s no other kinesiology tape that can stand up to the demands of this sport. Kinesiology tape has to stay on to be effective. RockTape stays put, no matter what Team USA throws at it.” “USA Water Polo is very much looking forward to this partnership with RockTape,” USA Water Polo’s Director of Marketing, Jeff Dyrek stated. “Our athletes push their bodies to the limit, whether it’s in training or competition and sometimes injuries happen. RockTape is perfect for them with its ability to withstand dryland and pool workouts. With RockTape on board, our athletes will be in...
Welcome Ashley Horner to team RockTape!

Welcome Ashley Horner to team RockTape!

RockTape is proud to announce a new partnership (some would call it an awesome friendship…) with Ashley Horner! Who’s Ashley? She’s an incredible, all-American badass that loves to inspire men and women, young and old, to be the BEST they can be. She’s also our gorgeous model for our NEW soon-to-be-released taping videos. We shot nearly 30 videos with her, and we’ll be launching them very, very soon. Ashley, we’re amped to have you on team RockTape! Make sure you follow Ashley on Facebook, Twitter and...

RockTape introduces RockTapeRx Kinesiology Tape with Gentler Adhesive for Special Patient Populations

RockTapeRx expands RockTape’s comprehensive kinesiology tape line with a new gentle tape designed for the elderly, children, and other special-needs patients Campbell, California – September 8th, 2015 – RockTape, a leader in sports medicine products and education, is proud to introduce RockTapeRx, a new gentle kinesiology tape with the same outstanding stretch characteristics as RockTape’s sport-focused kinesiology tapes. “We’ve always been a performance-oriented brand,” said Greg van den Dries, CEO of RockTape. “As we grew, it became clear we needed to offer the quality of RockTape to a whole new group of customers with special needs.” RockTapeRx’s new gentle adhesive is ideal for special patient populations, including children, the elderly, those with neurological disorders, and women who are pregnant. It’s also a great option for those with sensitive skin. “Our medical practitioners have been demanding this product for quite some time,” said Steve Capobianco, Director of Medical Affairs for RockTape. “We’re widely known for making the best kinesiology tape for sport and top athletes. Now, our practitioners can use a brand they love and trust with all their patients, no matter their age or physical condition.” RockTapeRx is launching exclusively in two-inch bulk rolls with five bold colors: red, black, beige, pink, and blue. RockTapeRx is available now through RockTape.com and medical distributors nationwide. Learn more about RockTapeRx by visiting http://www.RockTape.com/RockTapeRx About RockTape RockTape is a leader in sports medicine products and education. Located in Silicon Valley, RockTape helps athletes “go stronger, longer” with the world’s strongest brand of kinesiology tape, unique application methodologies, and joint support accessories. RockTape is also proud to offer a comprehensive line of mobility...

Ed’s Take: Clinical Studies and Proven Health Benefits of Using Kinesiology Tape

An article posted by Mueller After the hype it received in the 2008 Olympic games, researchers decided it was time to test the support and healing properties associated with kinesiology tape use. The Journal of Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy published the study which consisted of patients who suffered from various orthopedic injuries. One set of test subjects were simply wrapped with the tape, the other patients involved in the study were wrapped with the tape using various proven methods. The study concluded that the patients who were wrapped with the tape using specific methods saw a dramatic improvement in mobility, joint and muscle health, and pain reduction during physical activity. Ed Le Cara’s Take – A nice short blog regarding benefits of Kinesiology Taping.  At RockTape we believe that pre-cuts do not provide optimal results and thus we encourage our clinicians to cut their own tape. We provide a framework for taping applications but believe the most important part about taping is pre and post testing the effected area to make sure the desired outcome is seen. Incorrect taping applications do not really exist. Either the tape improves the condition or does not.  A framework approach to taping applications takes the memorization out of learning the techniques. The emphasis is on outcomes.  ...

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