How Active Release Works

A non-invasive healing procedure that locates and breaks down scar tissue and adhesions, ART® helps to limit and even eliminate soft tissue injuries, healing the pain at its source. With a tried and proven method that combines pressure, tension and motion, the method works to release, stretch and loosen problem areas, thus restoring your circulation, range of motion and strength.

We begin with a thorough assessment of your specific tissue texture, tension, movement and function, as well as an understanding of your pain or previous injuries so that we have a comprehensive look into your body before we even begin. Because Active Release is proven to be fast and effective way to heal soft tissue injury, you’ll be back on your feet, pain-free, in no time.

Understanding Soft Tissue Injuries

There are three main types of soft tissue injuries:

  • Acute Trauma
  • Constant Pressure/Overuse
  • Repetitive Motion

Each of these types manifests itself differently in each person, but the symptoms will generally include:

  • Numbness
  • Tingling
  • Burning
  • Aching
  • Weakness
  • Loss of Flexibility
  • Limited Range of Motion

While soft tissue injuries happen to one area in particular, we often see what we call “cumulative injuries,” which are brought about by an injury that wasn’t corrected and thus created a snowball effect along the nerves, muscles, tendons, and bones. These types of injuries are self-perpetuating, and need to be healed before any more damage is done.

What To Expect From ART®

This type of manual therapy is different from chiropractic care. It is used in order to heal a specific problem, and many of our clients see results within 3 visits. However, depending on each patient, permanent healing and lasting results may be achieved anywhere between 4 to 10 visits.

It’s time to treat your pain at its source. Contact us today to learn more about our clinic and our Active Release Technique® and see what real healing feels like.

Note: ART® is a patented technique, so please make sure that your practitioner truly is certified by looking at the providers list at