Active Release Techniques

Active Release Techniques (ART)

ART, Athletes, Stretching, Strengthening
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ART Treatments

Active Release Techniques (ART) is a patented, state of the art soft tissue system/movement-based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. Headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, shoulder pain, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, knee problems, and tennis elbow are just a few of the many conditions that can be resolved quickly and permanently with ART. These conditions all have one important thing in common: they are often a result of overused muscles.
Over-used muscles (and other types of soft tissue) can be affected in three important ways:

  • Acute conditions (pulls, tears, collisions, etc.)
  • Accumulation of small tears (micro-trauma)
  • Not getting enough oxygen (hypoxia)

Each of these factors can cause your body to produce tough, dense scar tissue in the affected area. This scar tissue binds up and ties down tissues that need to move freely. As scar tissue builds up, muscles become shorter and weaker, tension on tendons causes tendonitis, and nerves can become trapped. This can cause reduced range of motion, loss of strength, and pain. If a nerve is trapped you may also feel tingling, numbness, and weakness. ART can help to alleviate some of these symptoms and get you moving the way you were in a short period of time. Dr. Blundy, Dr. Wohl and Dr. Buckman are all ART certified. Call our office at 201-746-6577 to find out more.

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Looking for treatment that's a bit more specialized?

We offer various specialized chiropractic services utilizing the latest technologies and equipment.

Our Specialized Services

Low Back Pain, Neck Pain, Knee Pain, Shoulder Pain

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