TREATING COMMON BASEBALL INJURIES WITH IASTM

TREATING COMMON BASEBALL INJURIES WITH IASTM As the Professional Baseball season winds down, player injuries and baseball athlete joint health become a large part of staying in the game — typically, baseball players suffer from overuse injuries, such...

The how-to guide to neck injuries!

Injuries, Injuries, when you got me! Throughout the competitive season, the question is not if I will sustain an injury but how to manage the injuries that I will inevitably receive. No matter how prepared you are, how strong, or how conditioned you are, there is no...

Meet Troy Wilson Our newest RockTape ambassador!

Meet our newest Ambassador! Troy Wilson Hi, I’m Troy Wilson, the wild guy with the wild hair sliding headfirst at 140km/h on a glorified food tray wearing nothing but a lycra suit and golf gloves! If you haven’t guessed it, I compete in the sliding sport of Skeleton,...

Make your squats better | How To Fix Valgus Knees

How To Fix Valgus Knees and make your squats better Have you ever watched yourself doing squats in front of the mirror at the gym? What are your knees up to? Are they tracking forwards in a straight line, or do they buckle inward (valgus)? Not sure? Give it a try …...

Niggle in your Knee? knee pain? Iliotibial Band Syndrome De-Mystified

Knee pain? Iliotibial Band Syndrome De-Mystified Have you ever had a niggle in your knee or hip? Weekend warriors or professional athletes, no matter who you are, or you're level of athleticism, everyone eventually suffers from outer hip and or knee pain....

Triathlon Chronicles: Cyclists Thumbing it to Pain | Wrist pain

Taping for de Quervain’s Tenosynovitis - Wrist pain Are you like me right now? Trying to hash out 2021’s race schedule while crossing your fingers, legs, and eyes in hopes that you will get a couple of races in? As you wait for the race season to be confirmed. I...

Land Bound: Dry-land Training for Triathletes

by Jeff Kittmer RMT With pools closing and wild swimming (a Brit term for lake/river swimming) frozen over, triathletes are having to become more creative in their training sessions. As an aspiring triathlete in the midst of a lockdown, I have been searching for ways...

Tennis Elbow 101: Tips to Speed Your Recovery

by Jeff Kittmer RMT When working with a competitive tennis club, one of the most common complaints that I encounter is elbow pain; specifically, on the outside of the elbow. This often results from overuse, muscle fatigue, and high force loads during the backhand...

How I Manage Being a Competitive Athlete and a Full-time Social Worker

by Chantal Bouchard Step 1: I wake up early and write down my daily goals. Step 2: I set a routine and follow it. I always get more accomplished this way. Step 3: I eat healthy foods, to give me more energy. Meal prepping also helps. Step 4: I have a good coach and...

Rotator Cuff Pain Relief – Just Keep Swinging

by Jeff Kittmer The shoulder is arguably one of our most mobile joints, and the most common site of injury. With its complex shape and rotator cuff support system, it is susceptible to strain and tears from repetitive movements that involve reaching overhead or...

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baseball injuries

TREATING COMMON BASEBALL INJURIES WITH IASTM

TREATING COMMON BASEBALL INJURIES WITH IASTM As the Professional Baseball season winds down, player injuries and baseball athlete joint health become a large part of staying in the game — typically, baseball players suffer from overuse injuries, such...

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neck injuries

The how-to guide to neck injuries!

Injuries, Injuries, when you got me! Throughout the competitive season, the question is not if I will sustain an injury but how to manage the injuries that I will inevitably receive. No matter how prepared you are, how strong, or how conditioned you are, there is no...

read more
Troy Wilson

Meet Troy Wilson Our newest RockTape ambassador!

Meet our newest Ambassador! Troy Wilson Hi, I’m Troy Wilson, the wild guy with the wild hair sliding headfirst at 140km/h on a glorified food tray wearing nothing but a lycra suit and golf gloves! If you haven’t guessed it, I compete in the sliding sport of Skeleton,...

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squats

Make your squats better | How To Fix Valgus Knees

How To Fix Valgus Knees and make your squats better Have you ever watched yourself doing squats in front of the mirror at the gym? What are your knees up to? Are they tracking forwards in a straight line, or do they buckle inward (valgus)? Not sure? Give it a try …...

read more
water sport training

Land Bound: Dry-land Training for Triathletes

by Jeff Kittmer RMT With pools closing and wild swimming (a Brit term for lake/river swimming) frozen over, triathletes are having to become more creative in their training sessions. As an aspiring triathlete in the midst of a lockdown, I have been searching for ways...

read more
Tennis Elbow Treatment

Tennis Elbow 101: Tips to Speed Your Recovery

by Jeff Kittmer RMT When working with a competitive tennis club, one of the most common complaints that I encounter is elbow pain; specifically, on the outside of the elbow. This often results from overuse, muscle fatigue, and high force loads during the backhand...

read more