#WhatWeCanDo to Resist the Desk Slouch

With new work spaces come new posture dysfunctions! RockTape instructor Dr. Reid Nelles, DC owner/operator of Minnesota Movement offers mobilization and stabilization strategies to counteract shoulder internal rotation and thoracic kyphosis position that comes from...

#WhatWeCanDo to Optimize Our Minds & Bodies While Working From Home

Ask Dr. Milica McDowell how to optimize your time working from home. From brain breaks to “how-to-tell-coworker-you’re-going-for-a-run,” Milica will help you navigate your new normal. Dr. McDowell has been working from home for RockTape since 2015 and taking over the...

#WhatWeCanDo Pre & Post Baby

What we wished we knew before & after baby… We can use RockTape for Diastasis Recti, or postpartum recovery or narrow pelvis rehab post-birth – to name a few things, in hindsight. Did you know that kinesiology tape can aide in posture correction and weight...

#WhatWeCanDo to Keep Runners going Stronger Longer

Ask any runner about their injuries – current and previous. It is unbearable for most runners to sit out, so these days, with many of us out of work, or transitioning to working from home, many of us are upping the intensity, switching up routines, or taking to trail...

#WhatWeCanDo to Optimize Our New Home/Work Spaces

Stu Wilson, MS, PT is a master RockTape Instructor and physical therapist. Here, he provides a well rounded look into working from home strategies, incorporating what your body needs into a new workspace. Stu’s approach to managing the bio-psych-and social demands of...

#WhatWeCanDo is Treat That Tech Neck!

Mike Stella, ATC is sharing some specific and graded myofascial release techniques for the upper cervical region. Here are a few strategies for reducing tension in muscles that suddenly have become over-stressed with many of us adapting to an abrupt increase in screen...

#WhatWeCanDo: Creative Home Workouts

Dr. Jessica Hill is a Physical Therapist and RockTape USA instructor. If left to her own devices during the cold season, you will likely find her on the side of the trail cutting fresh tracks on her telemark skis. During the warm season, you will likely find her on...

#WhatWeCanDo is Supercharge Blood Flow

Watch RockTape Instructor Dr. Perry Nickleston, DC from Stop Chasing Pain as he teaches strategies to enhance blood flow. Did you know that tight tissues don’t accept blood flow well? Here, one of RockTape’s favorite personalities demonstrates a self-mobilization...

What We CAN Do: Practice Body-Mind Balance

Join Joe LaVacca, Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) for a helpful reminder that we have many aspects of our life still under our control. In this #WhatWeCanDo session, we focus on balancing wellness of our mind and body, and investing in ways we can enhance these...

What We CAN Do: Mobility Training

Join Dr. Meghan Helwig Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), aka @primalstrengthdoc, for a quick pre-workout routine to rev up your system, using a few novel ball mobilization techniques to wake up the foot. Dr. Helwig shows us an easy-to-follow approach of where to roll,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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