A.R.T. (Active Release Technique) is the progression of an older and comparable approach generalized as “pin and stretch.” A.R.T. is a highly effective and efficient hands-on treatment procedure consisting of over 500 different movements to treat soft tissue structure(s).
Even though they are similar, A.R.T. is utilized by chiropractors who create tension and compression, via thumb(s), instead of a generalized hand contact as seen in “pin and stretch.”
Active release treats inflamed, scarred, irritated, and tight soft tissue structure(s), which may include muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, and fascia. Through ART, our chiropractors in Wichita, Kansas can help reduce and/or eliminate various neuromuscular pains and problems. Below are some of the common ailments and diagnoses that Active Release Techniques can address.
Sciatic nerve pain
Low back pain
Nerve Entrapments (Pinched Nerve)
Over time, improper or dysfunctional tissue can create joint compression and altered movement patterns leading to pain. A.R.T. has quickly become one of the leading treatment protocols for collegiate, professional, and Olympic level athletes world-wide. Regardless of athletic ability, many individuals experience adaptive changes within their soft tissues, often leading to pain. ICT Muscle & Joint Clinic’s chiropractors are trained in A.R.T. to better treat your array of pains and tissue dysfunction in the timeliest manner!
Each session of A.R.T. can be different and customized to your needs. At ICT Muscle & Joint Clinic, our professional chiropractors can utilize the sizable number of treatment protocols to ensure that you have the best treatment possible. Often, we pair A.R.T. with other interventions such as dry needling, and rehabilitation exercises.
Content written by Dr. Keith Sparks, DC | Former ART Elite Provider Network
Content reviewed by Dr. Sam Reals, DC | Upper Body ART
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