The month of May promotes the launch of the theme for Spinal Health Week (May 19-25) "Live Better, We’ve Got Your Back", a national initiative of the CAA.
Since the Beijing Olympics in 2008, there has been a steady rise in the number of professional players we see on our televisions with colourful tape over different parts of their bodies. This is not a fashion accessory but a new technique being primarily used in the rehabilitation and sports medicine specialities. This tape is called Kinesio Tape and it was invented by Japanese chiropractor Dr. Kenzo Kase in the 1970s; but it was at the 2008 Olympics when its popularity and usage started to rise.
It's that time of year where we are seeing people after their snow adventures. Many people have done the right thing and started a knee strengthening programme before they hit the slopes, and others have just "hit" the slopes.