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...

How to make your fitness resolutions come true this 2019, while avoiding injury!

How to make your fitness resolutions come true this 2019, while avoiding injury! It’s that time of year again, the gyms are packed, busier then they have been all year. You’ve got your fresh new shoes that you got for Christmas, a new FitBit that you got for a steal...

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...

3 Exercises for 3 of the Most Common Office-Worker Injuries, that you can do at work!

Office Worker Injuries When you hear “workplace injury” one might think of falling down a set of stairs, or burning oneself after spilling a hot cup of coffee. If you actually work in an office, you would know that those are not the true workplace injuries that office...

Introducing our latest RockTape Ambassador; Amanda Benaim; BKin (Hons), MScPT

Meet our newest RockTape Ambassador, Amanda Benaim; BKin (Hons), MScPT Amanda has years of experience working with sports teams, fitness training, and providing health care services. As a Physical Therapist, Amanda strongly believes in treating the body with a...

Using the conventional deadlift, Technical mistake #1; Preparation for the CrossFit Open,

Preparation for the CrossFit Open, Technical mistake #1 : Using conventional deadlift. It's that time of the year where planet CrossFit is ALL  in the Open. In a couple of weeks, you will be surrounded by hundreds of video strategy to help you to get the best score...

Using RockTape to protect your hands

New video from our Ambassador and Chiropractor Ashley Worobec on how to Use Rocktape to create grips to protect your hands when doing lots of pullups or lifts. Get Your Tape Here By Ashley Worobec, Chiropractor and Rocktape Ambassador

A home recovery guide for the NHL Senators

A home recovery guide for the NHL Senators This year, we decided as a medical staff to provide for our players home recovery kits. We only have our athletes for 3 hours a day so much of the rest and recovery the athletes undergo will be away from their work...

Flossing and swelling

Flossing and swelling I was recently fortunate enough to represent RockTape with my colleague Cynthia at the Canadian Physiotherapy Association National Congress in Montreal. We demonstrated RockTape product and provided information about RockTape educational courses...

Raising female athletes

Raising female athletes We attended a University women’s basketball game last weekend and it’s left quite the impression on my six-year-old daughter.  As with most post-secondary sports, we were able to get up close and personal, right at the edge of the action, where...

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Flossing and swelling

Flossing and swelling

Flossing and swelling I was recently fortunate enough to represent RockTape with my colleague Cynthia at the Canadian Physiotherapy Association National Congress in Montreal. We demonstrated RockTape product and provided information about RockTape educational courses...

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Raising female athletes

Raising female athletes

Raising female athletes We attended a University women’s basketball game last weekend and it’s left quite the impression on my six-year-old daughter.  As with most post-secondary sports, we were able to get up close and personal, right at the edge of the action, where...

read more
Hockey players and edema management!

Hockey players and edema management!

Edema taping for Hockey players! Tissue damage or residual edema and fluid from blocked shots, whether intentional or not, are something I deal with on an almost daily basis with my hockey players. These days, the players are faster and stronger than ever. This...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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