Learn how to Decrease Pain and Increase Performance

Rocktape-girlIt is difficult to attend a Cross Fit competition, Spartan Race, Triathlon, Marathon or really pretty much any sporting even without seeing an athlete with some colorful tape affixed to their body.  You may have heard that it’s helpful with abating injuries but you may not know as much as you should about how, when and why to apply it.  Richard Diaz our host, Brings longtime friend and expert on Fascial Movement Taping, Dr. Steve Capobianco, Medical Director for Rock Tape and author of the Fascial Movement Taping Manual  on to demystify the application and provide an excellent overview of the benefits of taping for performance and injury treatments.

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10 comments for “Learn how to Decrease Pain and Increase Performance

  1. July 15, 2015 at 9:04 pm

    Glad to know I’m not the only plumber with a leaky faucet. Great information from two passionate guys with big brains. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Danny Martel
    July 16, 2015 at 10:36 am

    Great show! You are becoming the no 1 ressource for Ocr racers!

  3. Cass
    July 16, 2015 at 3:03 pm

    Great show can’t wait to tape my anterior tib!

  4. Zack Wisnowski
    July 17, 2015 at 6:00 am

    Very interesting and eye opening episode. I have been messing with KT tape for a little while but really didnt know too much about it. I am definitely making the switch to Rock Tape. Anything that gives an edge/injury prevention is worth trying and every penny. Keep up the informative content, its much appreciated!

  5. July 17, 2015 at 10:23 am

    This was a highly informative show. Great information! I will never forget a lecture I attended presented by Dr. Capobianco several years ago at Richard Diaz’ lab., where I was initially not all totally convinced about the effectiveness of this Rock Tape. I was wrong…so so so wrong. Now I am never without my Rock Tape! Less is more, but it DOES work. Thank you Dr. Capobianco for an outstanding product! And, thank you Richard for the Listen and Learn podcasts…we are listening, and learning!!!

  6. Taylor Huffman
    July 17, 2015 at 11:10 am

    Another great podcast Richard! I love the information provided about overstriding and cadence. I’ve been using kinesiology tape for awhile now, partially per your instruction for injury, and also for my knees when doing a lot of downhill running, but I’ve never heard of this kind of application with it. So if we can use this tape to kind of coach correct running form, is there a way that it could also because to teach proper form in other fields such as weight lifting or functional training? Anyway, really interesting stuff! Keep it up!

  7. Amy Bowman
    July 17, 2015 at 12:54 pm

    Loved this podcast. Really enjoyed learning about this product, and the theory behind taping

  8. Robert Herrera
    July 17, 2015 at 1:49 pm

    Another very informative Podcast. I’ve used KT tape in the past and never liked it. My chiro recently applied (properly) some Rock tape on my left shoulder, and it really helped. Thanks for these awesome podcasts. I look forward to them every week!

  9. Stephen Roetz
    July 17, 2015 at 3:32 pm

    I’d like to first thank you Richard for being the person you are and helping others improve their athletic careers by giving us great information and training techniques via podcasts and social media, can’t wait to see where we go from here.

  10. Hailey Starr
    July 18, 2015 at 8:11 am

    Thank you for this great podcast! I have tried using different tapes in the past for knee pain due to running, but what a great perspective to target the ankles, and correct mechanics, rather than, or in addition to, directly treating the pain! This is the first podcast i hear from you, and am looking forward to the next one!

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