Self Care Gameplan

Self Care Gameplan As healthcare professionals who use manual therapy, we generally are good with prescribing homecare to our clients and helping them with what they need to do to get better, improve and achieve their treatment goals.  However, what if one time one of...

Waking the Psoas

Waking the Psoas Whether you’re an athlete or live an active lifestyle, at some point you may find yourself dealing with some nagging low back pain that just will not leave.  It may come and go, it might only be present during a specific movement or activity, or it...

RockTape for Work & Play

RockTape for Work & Play In 2020 I started my new journey into massage therapy and from the beginning of my schooling, one of my main goals was to take as much additional education and training as I could by the time I graduated to stand out from my classmates. ...

2023 Planning: How to build your program to level up

2023 Planning: How to build your program to level up 20 tournaments, over 40 events, many fantastic Ws… and more tough losses. As my 2022 pickleball season comes to a close, I’m looking back with gratitude on an exciting, challenging, and (most importantly)...

Speed Kills!

Speed Kills! One of the greatest performance indicators for any sport is speed – pure and simple. Whether you’re a team, sprint, field, or endurance, the faster athlete will always have the advantage. However, that isn’t to say that speed is the only characteristic...

Resisted Running – A Tool for Everyone

Resisted Running - A Tool for Everyone Resisted running | Typically relegated to sprinting individual athletes, resisted running is a novel method of creating additional demands for running. The academic literature is not entirely sold on whether resisted spriting is...

Athletic Trainers Rock Sports Medicine

  Athletic trainers (also known as ATs or ATCs) are highly qualified, multi-skilled healthcare professionals who specialize in preventing, diagnosing, and treating musculoskeletal injuries and illnesses. Their scope of practice typically entails primary care,...

Why Trainers Are Using RockFloss For Marathon Training, Rehab & Performance

As any athletic trainer marathon training would, Mitch Hauschildt has a foolproof game plan for optimizing runners’ performance during pre-marathon runs. Discover how to utilize soft tissue flossing for running recovery to improve range of motion, down-regulate pain*...

Marathon Training With MS: The Benefits of Vibration Therapy

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a medical condition that affects the nervous system. A major goal for people with MS is to stimulate and keep their nervous system functioning at a high level (without irritating it).  This is especially true when training for an endurance...

Don’t Trip – Running With Drop Foot

Foot drop is a reduction in ankle dorsiflexion during the swing phase of gait, preventing flexing up the foot at the ankle. Runners experiencing "drop foot" typically alter their gait to compensate for the lack of mobility, which could cause other problems (stress...

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Marathon Training With MS: The Benefits of Vibration Therapy

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a medical condition that affects the nervous system. A major goal for people with MS is to stimulate and keep their nervous system functioning at a high level (without irritating it).  This is especially true when training for an endurance...

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Don’t Trip – Running With Drop Foot

Foot drop is a reduction in ankle dorsiflexion during the swing phase of gait, preventing flexing up the foot at the ankle. Runners experiencing "drop foot" typically alter their gait to compensate for the lack of mobility, which could cause other problems (stress...

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Posture Taping, X aross the back of shoulders to bottom scapulae

Postural Taping for Runners

As any athletic trainer marathon training would, Mitch Hauschildt has a foolproof game plan for optimizing runners' performance during pre-marathon runs. Discover why proper posture can improve a runner's breathing, stride, speed and overall efficiency.   As a...

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RockBlades IASTM treatment on the leg

Increasing Sensation for MS Patients With IASTM

Neuropathy is one of the most frequent symptoms that dramatically reduces the quality of life for patients with Multiple sclerosis (MS). Massage therapy and instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) can be helpful for MS patients to prevent or relieve...

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The Best Coach Gift Guide Ever

This is a list of the best gifts for coaches on the internet, written by our favorite Functional Movement Training (FMT) coach (and bulked up by my swim coach), for all coaches! From gifts that say “Thank you,” and “I’m grateful for your all your hard work” to “Marry...

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RockTape Kinesiology Tape for Baseball Athlete

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 as tendinosis’, tendinopathies and chronic soft tissue...

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RockTape product merchandiser

Retailing At Your Practice

Do your clients and patients love RockTape as much as you do? Keep your clients moving and take home a commission by reselling at your practice!

Retailing products in a healthcare practice provides convenience and peace of mind for your patients as well as a passive source of additional revenue for your practice. Providing patients and clients an option to purchase name brand, recognized, high quality products dovetail well with the self-care and exercise and activities that practitioners often encourage their patients to engage in outside of direct care.

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