How Not To Rock at the Roll: Common Mistakes for Mobility Newbies

Are you one of the people with a roller sitting in a dusty corner in your house because it does NOTHING for you – or, even sadder – someone who rolls out for hours after rough workouts, all to no avail? Well don't give up just yet! If the roller's not doing you wrong,...

RockTape Podcast Episode 34: Z-Health

Welcome to the RockTape podcast, where we cover the latest and greatest in sports medicine / rehabilitation products and education. Nerd out about mobility, stability, healthcare today and the tools of the trade with master RockTape FMT instructor Dr. John Campione,...

Miles by Molly: The Epic American Tour

Meet Molly. A naturally gifted athlete since childhood, and later, a record-breaking All-American field hockey MVP. Today she's part of team RockTape... and running  across the USA, from Santa Monica to Montauk. Why? So challenged athletes can stay in the game and go...

Picking Continuing Ed Courses

“What courses have you taken?” is a common, and potential deeply personal, question among healthcare professionals. As a healthcare provider we're molded by our experiences, our patients, our colleagues, and the courses we decide to attend - all in the hope to become...

Yoga to Prevent Back Pain While Traveling

As exciting as traveling can be, it can also be very hard on your body, particularly if you are sitting on a plane or in a car for a long period of time. This combined with sleeping in an unfamiliar bed and the general stress of switching up your routine can lead to...

Rocking and Rolling with Functional Movement Techniques

As a Certified Personal Trainer, long-term chronic pain patient, and movement junkie, I’ve experienced firsthand just how vital movement is to our quality of life (or lack thereof). Indeed, modern science has made remarkable advances as it pertains to both the biology...

Therapy Considerations for the Flexion-Intolerant Low Back

Therapy Considerations for the Flexion-Intolerant Low Back Low back injuries are extremely prevalent amongst athletes who compete in powerlifting, weightlifting or Crossfit. As a performance therapist, I often treat athletes who are flexion intolerant and have...

Balancing Guilt and Joy

Balancing Guilt and Joy My mama guilt has been running high as of late, pun intended.  You see, for the past few months, I've been focused on several running goals: first up is an early Spring half-marathon, then a few 10ks, followed by the pinnacle of my running...

Taping the Quad muscle for recovery

Here is a video from Dr Ashley Worobec, Chiropractor and Rocktape Canada ambassador on how to tape the Quad with our 4" big daddy roll for optimal recovery.

Just Keep Moving

Climbing, whether indoors or outdoors, is muscle memory at its finest – if you don’t use it, you lose it. Thanks to a series of very unfortunate events, my early days of attempting 5.10s quickly turned into years of atrophy as my harness and shoes gathered dust....

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Just Keep Moving

Just Keep Moving

Climbing, whether indoors or outdoors, is muscle memory at its finest – if you don’t use it, you lose it. Thanks to a series of very unfortunate events, my early days of attempting 5.10s quickly turned into years of atrophy as my harness and shoes gathered dust....

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Concussion Rehab: Benefits of Aerobic Exercise

Concussion Rehab: Benefits of Aerobic Exercise

Concussion Rehab: Benefits of Aerobic Exercise When people think of concussion rehab, they typically don’t envision jumping on a bike or a treadmill, but there has been a large increase in research that is in favor of low-intensity sub-symptom threshold aerobic...

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Tape the Rainbow! Get creative with your kinesiology tape!

Tape the Rainbow! Get creative with your kinesiology tape!

Tape the Rainbow! When clients enter my Physio treatment room, one of the first things they see is a row of tape in many colours and patterns. Why do I have so many options? Colour may alter the effectiveness of the tape application. This is not because different...

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Running Towards Greatness

Running Towards Greatness

Meet Justin "Magic" Gallegos, a young athlete who has not let his battle with cerebral palsy deter him from pursuing his dream of long-distance running. Born in 1998 in Santa Clarita, California, the future runner was diagnosed with CP at the tender age of 3. Growing...

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