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Active Release in NW Calgary

What is Active Release?

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A.R.T.® is a soft tissue system that is used in the treatment of soft tissue injuries. Any injury whether it be an acute tear or a chronic injury from repetitive motion Active Release is a manual technique where the practitioner uses their hands to create tension in a muscle to break up facial adhesion and scar tissue.

How is ART® performed?

It is used for healing soft tissue injuries by locating and breaking down scar tissue. The practitioner uses their hands to apply tension the damaged tissue while lengthening muscles, tendons and ligaments. Active Release loosens up the joint and effectively restores normal bio mechanical function. 

Who Should Consider ART®?
It is a very good treatment for anyone suffering from pain, stiffness or muscle tightness. Whether you suffer from a knee problem from running a marathon, or have upper back pain from sitting at the computer all day long, ART is effective in decreasing muscle and joint pain, tightness and stiffness. Injuries to muscle tissue create scar tissue. The scar tissue then inhibits movement of the muscle which in turn can limit the amount of oxygen getting to the tissue. AS a result, you get pain and compensation.

If you suffer from any of the following ailments, ART may be the solution for you:

  • Headache
  • Low Back or upper back pain
  • Hip pain
  • Neck pain
  • Golfer’s elbow
  • Tendonitis
  • Shin splints
  • Hand pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Sciatica
  • Hamstring pain
  • TMJ
  • Plantar fasciitis/osis
  • Knee pain/discomfort
  • Wrist pain
  • Tennis elbow

ART has a very high success rate in treating these conditions permanently.