Assessment & Treatment of Frontal Plane Dysfunction in Runners

Treating runners is big business. There are a lot of them, and they’re frequently injured. A common cause for many of these injuries is a lack of stability in the frontal plane. When a runner’s foot strikes the ground, they need the stability to control two to three...

Vibrating Roller Tips & Tricks

The use of rollers has become a common intervention among health and fitness professionals. We have recently seen the introduction of combined vibration therapy with rollers. What benefits does vibration provide in addition to standard rolling? Listen now!...

Taping the Geriatric Client

The effects and benefits of kinesiology tape are numerous and applicable to a wide array of conditions and populations. The geriatric community, those people age 65 and older, is no exception; however, being cautious and utilizing your best judgment on whether or not...

Meet the Lifting Doc, Raphael Castro

Raphael Castro is the Lifting Doc. He is a sports chiropractor from the NYC area that specializes in treating athletes from competitive powerlifters to Games athletes. Raphael is an energetic doc who takes the time to get into the nitty gritty of his patients'...

The Man Behind the Music: Conversations with RockDoc Dr. Charlie Kautz

From the tow-tapping thunder of a rock-and-roll bass line to the delicate high notes of a piano, music holds a power and wonder all its own. No other form of art is as subjectively beautiful as that of musical composition; just ask any music festivalite or concert...

Hurt vs. Injured

In the great high school football movie, The Program, the coach asks a player down on the field… "Are you injured or are you hurt?” The player – confused, responds, “What does that mean?” Coach says “If you are hurt you can still play, if you are injured you can’t.”...

Sports Performance Can Be Improved with Regular Chiropractic Care

One factor that is relatively consistent among top athletes is their constant desire to improve their sports performance. Additionally, when this performance is hindered in any way, it can have a dramatic impact. This is something Dr. Steven W. Whitelaw, DC, CCSP, has...

FMT Course of the Month: Movement Specialist!

Last month, we debuted the first of several monthly installments that showcase our Functional Movement Techniques curriculum. Blades, Pods and Tape started it all; if there’s a tool to learn, we’ll show you the ropes. RockTape isn’t all tools and tape, however -- for...

Kinesiology Taping for Pregnancy Pains and Baby Bump Support

When it comes to applying kinesiology tape, we've always said to tape movement; not muscles. This philosophy applies to every patient and/or athlete ever to adorn themselves in that colorful sticky goodness — regardless of your fitness level, you have the potential to...

Find Your Tribe at RockStock, the Movement Festival

We all want to see growth in our professional and personal lives. When it comes to success in our industry, there is one of those age-old quotes that quickly comes to mind... ”Itʼs not WHAT you know, it’s WHO you know…” Ten years into my career as an athletic trainer,...

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Kinesiology Taping for Pregnancy Pains and Baby Bump Support

Kinesiology Taping for Pregnancy Pains and Baby Bump Support

When it comes to applying kinesiology tape, we've always said to tape movement; not muscles. This philosophy applies to every patient and/or athlete ever to adorn themselves in that colorful sticky goodness — regardless of your fitness level, you have the potential to...

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Find Your Tribe at RockStock, the Movement Festival

Find Your Tribe at RockStock, the Movement Festival

We all want to see growth in our professional and personal lives. When it comes to success in our industry, there is one of those age-old quotes that quickly comes to mind... ”Itʼs not WHAT you know, it’s WHO you know…” Ten years into my career as an athletic trainer,...

read more
RockTape  Podcast: Making Marks with Cupping Therapy

RockTape Podcast: Making Marks with Cupping Therapy

Is the bruising during cupping therapy bad? Why does it happen? Should I want that reaction? How intense should it be? On this episode of the RockTape Podcast, we dive into soft tissue and explore the science behind the reaction that creates these marks. - Dr. John...

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FMT Course of the Month: RockBlades!

FMT Course of the Month: RockBlades!

Several weeks ago, I shared my first experience at a RockTape FMT course (which will certainly not be my last). One student describes their FMT training as “the best continuing education [course] I’ve been to” and I couldn’t agree more. RockTape’s Functional Movement...

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The Pros Know! A Movement Summit Unlike Any Other

The Pros Know! A Movement Summit Unlike Any Other

If you follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, you’ve probably heard a thing or two these days about RockStock – our yearly celebration of all things movement. Set on the beautiful shores of Huntington Beach, CA, this year’s conference is sure to provide you...

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Postural Taping for Deviations in Posture

Postural Taping for Deviations in Posture

Posture – A Learned Muscle Pattern Posture influences everything when it comes to human performance and how the body functions. Having a more forward head or rounded shoulder posture leads to multiple problems in the shoulder and neck. This flexed posture can also set...

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RockTape Podcast Episode 34: Z-Health

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,...

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