Follow your Passion!

Follow your passion! Running makes me cry.  Exhaustion makes me cry.  Come to think of it, a lot of things make me cry…. I’m an emotional sort.  I've been known to sob mid-Crossfit workout and wail over Facebook videos of elephants reuniting or Johnson & Johnson...

Foot pain?

Foot pain, an issue that crops up! At some point in most people’s lives, Foot pain will be an issue that crops up. Sometimes we can pinpoint exactly what caused it, but other times it seems to just appear out of nowhere. There are as many treatments for pain in the...

FMT Files – Out With The Old, In With The New

In this episode of the FMT files we’re keeping up with the Jones’ and talking all things new. You asked for cupping so we gave you cupping. You asked for flossing, so we gave you flossing. But, what the heck are they and how do they work? We realized that everyone...

FMT Files – Your New Favorite Series

Hey guys, Maestro here! Formally known as Shante Cofield, DPT- I am one of many on the RockTape Instructor Team. I wanted to take a moment to announce a new series that will be coming your way - The FMT FILES. Why a personal post from me? Well, because this is...

Tight hips? My favorite warm-up exercises

My top warm-up exercises for tight hips   If you're like me, you need to jump into the gym and get the work done. The problem is you can get stuck...

“How do I prevent myself from getting injured?”

“How do I prevent myself from getting injured?” Therapists are familiar with this question, and the answer is complex. Accidents happen, and oftentimes, even with the best monitoring techniques, no one sees them coming. That being said, you can reduce your risk of...

Running Old School; The Blue Ribbon Run

Running Old School Every year, my running club hosts an annual event called the “Blue Ribbon Run.”  It’s an 8km race, but the concept is unique; at the start of the event, runners have to take off their watches and write down their predicted finishing time.  The...

Ankle sprains in cutting sports

Ankle sprains in cutting sports I was inspired to write this post by something I overheard recently. I spent my weekend playing in a local frisbee tournament and saw my fair share of ankle rolls and ankle sprains. I overheard somebody giving the advice of wearing high...

Pregnancy and Rocktape, Your BFF in the third trimester!

Rocktape and Pregnancy, your BFF in the third trimester! The third trimester of any pregnancy is often filled with excitement and preparation for the birth and the baby.  It is also a common time for a woman to feel the effects of her ever-growing baby on her body....

Why I use Rocktape in my practice

Why I use Rocktape in my practice As an RMT in Ontario, in my practice, we are trained and licensed to assess and treat muscle and joint dysfunction and imbalances and pain. In my practice my clients come to me with many different ailments and conditions, they range...

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Follow your Passion!

Follow your Passion!

Follow your passion! Running makes me cry.  Exhaustion makes me cry.  Come to think of it, a lot of things make me cry…. I’m an emotional sort.  I've been known to sob mid-Crossfit workout and wail over Facebook videos of elephants reuniting or Johnson & Johnson...

read more
Foot pain?

Foot pain?

Foot pain, an issue that crops up! At some point in most people’s lives, Foot pain will be an issue that crops up. Sometimes we can pinpoint exactly what caused it, but other times it seems to just appear out of nowhere. There are as many treatments for pain in the...

read more
FMT Files – Out With The Old, In With The New

FMT Files – Out With The Old, In With The New

In this episode of the FMT files we’re keeping up with the Jones’ and talking all things new. You asked for cupping so we gave you cupping. You asked for flossing, so we gave you flossing. But, what the heck are they and how do they work? We realized that everyone...

read more
FMT Files – Your New Favorite Series

FMT Files – Your New Favorite Series

Hey guys, Maestro here! Formally known as Shante Cofield, DPT- I am one of many on the RockTape Instructor Team. I wanted to take a moment to announce a new series that will be coming your way - The FMT FILES. Why a personal post from me? Well, because this is...

read more
“How do I prevent myself from getting injured?”

“How do I prevent myself from getting injured?”

“How do I prevent myself from getting injured?” Therapists are familiar with this question, and the answer is complex. Accidents happen, and oftentimes, even with the best monitoring techniques, no one sees them coming. That being said, you can reduce your risk of...

read more
Running Old School; The Blue Ribbon Run

Running Old School; The Blue Ribbon Run

Running Old School Every year, my running club hosts an annual event called the “Blue Ribbon Run.”  It’s an 8km race, but the concept is unique; at the start of the event, runners have to take off their watches and write down their predicted finishing time.  The...

read more
Ankle sprains in cutting sports

Ankle sprains in cutting sports

Ankle sprains in cutting sports I was inspired to write this post by something I overheard recently. I spent my weekend playing in a local frisbee tournament and saw my fair share of ankle rolls and ankle sprains. I overheard somebody giving the advice of wearing high...

read more