Five Gifts to Keep High School & College Athletes Going Stronger Longer

High school and NCAA athletes require sport-specific training to prevent injury. Many injuries can be prevented with regular conditioning and rehabilitation exercises year-round – prior to, and after the formal sports season. Give your favorite high school and college...

12 Gift Ideas for Your Favorite Yogi

Forget turtledoves and French hens... Corepower memberships, Manduka mats, BY apparel, mobility tools, blocks, RockTape, sports massages and towels are just a few of every yogi's true loves... So treat your favorite yogini to a few (or a lot) of our favorite things...

Thoughtful Gifts for the Coach or ATC in Your Life

Coaches are special people. They are mentors, teachers, friends, and in many cases extensions of our own family. We trust them to guide us in our athletic and life pursuits, and they are there for us in victory, but most importantly, in defeat. So here’s to our...

Gearing Up for a Shredful Winter

There are few things as beautiful as the first snowfall of the season. The change in landscape is as dramatic as it is inviting. From snowshoeing to skiing and snowboarding, snow marks the transition into a new set of outdoor sports and activities - ample fun to be...

RockBlades Mohawk IASTM Tool for Achilles Mobility

Gait Happens lower extremity pro and RockTape FMT Instructor Dr. Courtney Conley, DC demonstrates the use of our IASTM tool, the RockBlades Mohawk to improve fascial mobility in the achilles tendon.* Note the patient position and use of dorsiflexion to bring the...

Fall is Here… Go Outside & Stay Outside Stronger, Longer!

Here in the Pacific Northwest, the fall season is well upon us and temperatures are starting to cool. This, of course, is no reason to be kept indoors or worse – inactive. Any seasoned outdoorsman will tell you that a change in weather is simply another motivator to...

The Business of Massage: Tools that Build Revenue

Massage therapy can be a very rewarding career. It provides you with the education and clinical skills to serve others in a wide variety of settings while also offering the opportunity to build a successful business. However, many therapists struggle with the business...

Patient-Centered Chiropractic Care, Emerging Treatments & When Evidence-Based Research Falls Short

For many chiropractors, pre-authorization processes are required by Medicare before patients can receive treatment. Doctors who are required to submit more thorough documentation before adjusting their patients must submit their recommended treatment plans for...

Pride, Passion & Water Polo: Introducing RockTape Olympic Athlete Maggie Steffens

Meet Maggie Steffens, a two-time Olympic gold medalist whose passion for water polo runs deep. So deep, in fact, that it can be traced to her father’s own accomplishments in the sport - you could say that water polo is in her blood. Read on for a closer look into what...

Mobility Tools Add Value to Your Sessions and Ease the Strain on Your Body

Foam rollers, bands, mobility balls, cups—in our industry, the tool selection is vast and varied. Tools are available in so many different materials and sizes, techniques of application and temperature. It can be difficult to sort out or understand how to try the...

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Weekend Warriors & Sports Injuries on the Rise

Weekend Warriors & Sports Injuries on the Rise

According to the Sports & Fitness Industry Association’s (SFIA) 2017 Sports, Fitness, and Leisure Activities Topline Participation Report, more people are participating in sporting activities, even if only on a casual basis. Based on their research, they found an...

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A Novel Approach to Chronic Conditions

A Novel Approach to Chronic Conditions

Chronic conditions are often the manifestation of a process that has been occurring for an extended period of time, which most agree is at least greater than three months and usually reported by patients as being problematic for several years. For example, your habits...

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Expanding Your Massage Therapy Business

Expanding Your Massage Therapy Business

Lets talk about the standard (and effective) methods that are helpful for growing our business. Nail your network style Those are some of the more traditional network-ish things that we can be doing in order to help our business grow. We have to put ourselves out...

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Introducing Kinesiology Tape into Your Practice

Introducing Kinesiology Tape into Your Practice

It is common as a chiropractor to have patients experience amazing results while in your care. Improved range of motion, decreased pain, and an overall improved sense of well-being are typical outcomes. Unfortunately, many times those results are short-lived and the...

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Taping Movement – Not Muscles

Taping Movement – Not Muscles

Over the course of my 12-year career as a massage therapist and physical therapist, my thought processes have evolved, compelling my treatments to become more effective. For example, by placing more emphasis on the nervous system than the musculoskeletal system, I...

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