ART treatments are 30 minutes
What is active release technique?
Active release technique (ART) treats your body’s soft tissue by combining manipulation and movement. The technique’s been around for more than 30 years.
ART entails identifying, isolating, and targeting the affected area to break up scar tissue. This promotes blood flow and faster healing of injuries. ART can be used to treat problems with your:
It was first used by Dr. P. Michael Leahy, a chiropractor, to treat soft tissue disorders in elite athletes and has since been used to treat millions of people.
- ACTIVE RELEASE TECHNIQUES (ART)
- Specially certified therapists use Active Release Techniques (ART) to diagnose and treat soft tissue injuries created by scar tissue. This manual, hands-on therapy breaks up adhesions which limit normal range of motion causing pain and tension.
- Active Release Technique is a natural, non-invasive therapy that consistently resolves most complaints of muscle stiffness, lost mobility, inflamed joints and pain associated with repetitive motions.
- WHAT IS ART?
- Active Release Techniques Soft Tissue treatment (ART) is a manual therapy administered by trained professionals to certain soft tissue structures of the body. The ART soft tissue management system is based on scientific evidence that muscles, nerves, blood vessels, and connective tissue develop adhesions within and between them as a result of various injuries that include: acute (sudden injury), cumulative (chronic injury) and pressure (due to poor posture). These adhesions cause the motion of muscles or joints to be altered, resulting in a wide variety of symptoms including pain, weakness and reduced range of motion, numbness and tingling.
What conditions are treated?
- lower back pain
- chronic neck pain
- tension headaches
- shoulder strains, including frozen shoulder
- carpal tunnel syndrome
- shin splints
- sciatic nerve pain
- plantar fasciitis
- tennis elbow
Benefits of active release technique
ART offers many benefits for anyone who has pain and other symptoms caused by soft tissue injuries either from sports, overuse, or trauma.