#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,...

Water Sports Conditioning with Dr. Danny Porcelli

Surfing debuts in the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo, Japan.   Just in time to fit into the Team USA training routine – RockTape instructor / sports chiropractor Dr. Danny Porcelli has a few conditioning tips for paddlers and water sport athletes up his sleeve......

3 Steps to a More Effective Gait Pattern

Many patients present with gait patterns that I would categorize as un-propulsive, meaning they do not walk with purpose. Usually this presents as not pushing off the big toe, not achieving hip extension, or limited arm swing (usually unilateral). This pattern is...

The Show Must Go On: Treat Musicians with RockTape

Dr. Charlie Kautz, DC is a Nashville-based chiropractor who's niche is treating musicians and crew – Dan + Shay, Chance the Rapper, Louis The Child, Cherub, Common, Moon Taxi, and My Morning Jacket are just a few of the crews he's worked with, on tour, and at...

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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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Assessment & Treatment of Frontal Plane Dysfunction in Runners

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...

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Vibrating Roller Tips & Tricks

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!...

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Taping the Geriatric Client

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...

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Meet the Lifting Doc, Raphael Castro

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'...

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