Active Release - Performance Rehab Associates - Chiropractor & Physical Therapy

Active Release

  • Increases muscle pliability
  • Improves proper muscle activation
  • Helps treat plantar fasciitis, frozen shoulder, low back pain among others
  • Non-invasive

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Active Release Technique® is a patented, state of the art soft tissue system/movement based 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 Active Release Techniques®.

Overused muscles lead to chronic tension causing the formation of dense scar tissue in an 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, numbness, and weakness.

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Every Active Release Technique® session is actually a combination of examination and treatment. Abnormal tissues are treated by combining precisely directed tension with very specific patient movements to release and restore normal tissue texture, tension, and movement. These treatment protocols- over 500 specific moves- are unique to ART®. They allow providers to identify and correct the specific problems that are affecting each individual patient.

Visit the Active Release website to learn how ART® can help you.


  • Shoulder- frozen shoulder, biceps tendonitis, rotator cuff problems
  • Hip- “hip pointer”, bursitis, hamstring strains, IT band
  • Elbow – Tennis elbow, golfers elbow,
  • Knee – Osgood- schlatter’s disease, patellar tendonitis, general knee pain
  • Foot – Plantar Fasciitis, Sever’s disease, Achilles heel problems

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