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Soothing the Sole – Treating Plantar Fasciitis

by Jeff Kittmer Have you ever experienced foot pain in the morning as you take those first steps out of bed? Only to have the pain subside as the morning wears on. Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of foot pain in athletes. Plantar fasciitis is an...
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Jumper’s Knee Recovery – Episode 2

by Jeff Kittmer RMT Athletes who participate in sports that require repetitive jumping or decelerating quickly from high speeds, commonly experience knee pain. In Recovery from Jumper’s Knee Episode 1, we discussed what Jumper’s knee (Patellar Tendinopathy) is, its...
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Jumper’s Knee Recovery: Episode 1

by Jeff Kittmer RMT Have you ever felt pain at the base of your knee while jumping or ascending stairs? Or jumping on hard surfaces like a gymnasium or a parquet floor?  Athletes who train and compete in sports that require repetitive jumping or decelerating quickly...
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Meet Emily Picks! – Canadian Bobsleigh Pilot

by Emily Picks Hello! My name is Emily and I’m super excited to be one of RockTape Canada’s newest athletes. I’m an 18 year old pilot in what’s known as the fastest sport on ice- Bobsleigh. Bobsleigh is a sport about precision and the use of physics. It begins with...