Active Release Technique (ART)

Active Release Technique (ART), In this hectic life that human beings live today, mental and physical health is increasingly affected by stress, in addition to the physical and mental effort that many tasks or daily work require. Tension in the muscles is a common symptom of stress and although it may be mild, for many people it can be disabling. One of the ways to relieve this tension is the active release technique.

What is Active Release Technique (ART) ?

Active Release Technique (ART) the active release technique is a type of soft tissue therapy that helps relieve tense muscles and nerve activation points, greatly reducing joint stress or muscle aches.

Active release techniques.

Active Release Technique (ART) is a manual therapy administered by trained professionals to certain soft tissue structures of the body. The soft tissue management system of ART is based on scientific evidence that the muscles, nerves, blood vessels and connective tissue develop adhesions within and between them as a result of several injuries that include: acute (sudden injury), cumulative (chronic injury) and pressure (due to poor posture).

These adhesions cause the alteration of the movement of muscles or joints, which produces a wide variety of symptoms including pain, weakness and decreased range of motion, numbness and tingling.

Some of the problems most commonly alleviated through ART treatments include:

  • Shoulder tension, including frozen shoulder.
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome.
  • Sciatic nerve pain / sciatica.
  • Shin splints.
  • Plantar fasciitis.
  • Tennis scenario.
  • Tension headaches.
  • Bursitis.
  • Back pain.

What are some signs that you may be experiencing an accumulation of adherence/scar tissue and may benefit from antiretroviral therapy?

  • Rigidity in the neck, elbow, hands, knees or back, sometimes associated with bursitis or tendonitis.
  • Increase in pain or palpitations when exercising.
  • Reduced flexibility and limited range of motion.
  • Loss of muscle strength.
  • Swollen joints or frequent joint pain.
  • Signs of nerve damage, such as tingling, numbness and weakness.

ART professionals are commonly chiropractors or other trained health care providers who qualify when they receive an ART certification. In the team of Sugarloaf Pain & Rehab we have professionals trained in the area of ​​health, which are constantly expanding their knowledge and skills through education and research, to incorporate innovative techniques to the healing process. Our main objective is to provide quick, lasting relief with minimal discomfort; in the same way educate our patients about practices that promote their health in general.