Active Release Technique (ART)

Active Release Technique (ART), also called Active Release Therapy is a patented, state-of-the-art soft tissue system / movement-based massage technique that treats problems relating to: muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.

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It is particularly suitable for conditions that are a result of overused muscles. This can cause your body to produce tough, dense scar tissue in the affected area. The 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, reducing range of motion, loss of strength and causing pain. If a nerve is trapped, often patients may also feel tingling, numbness and weakness.

Active Release Technique (ART) or Active Release Therapy is known to quickly resolve the conditions relating to overused muscles and provides patients with effective pain relief.


Conditions treated using Active Release Therapy (ART) include:

  • Headaches
  • Back Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Knee Problems & Injuries
  • Tennis Elbow