Active Release Technique (ART)

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Active Release Technique (ART)

ART is a soft tissue system/movement based massage technique used to treat soft tissue injuries muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.

ART is most commonly used to treat conditions related to adhesions or scar tissue in overused muscles.
This hands-on approach allows the practitioner to evaluate the texture, tightness and movement of muscles, fascia, tendons, ligaments and nerves. Adhesions, scar tissue and other restrictions in these abnormal tissues are treated by combining directed tension with very specific patient movements. This technique is successful in restoring normal flexibility and function with individuals of all ages and activity levels.

ART is very effective in treating conditions such as:

  • Headaches
  • Back Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Shin Splints
  • Sciatica
  • TMJ Dysfunction
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Tendonitis and Other Soft-tissue Inflammatory Disorders

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