Ottawa Active Release Technique Specialist

Active Release Technique

Active Release Technique (ART) is an effective, hands-on approach for dealing with acute and chronic soft tissue injuries. Soft tissues include muscles, fascia, tendons, ligaments and nerves. Although extensively used in professional and Olympic sport, ART is equally effective for everyday cumulative trauma injuries.

ACTIVE RELEASE TECHNIQUES FOR CUMULATIVE TRAUMA AND REPETITIVE STRAIN

Cumulative trauma (repetitive strain) injuries result in symptoms such as aching, burning, numbness and tingling. ART has a proven success rate exceeding 90% with repetitive strain conditions. ART helps treat the adhesions formed after soft tissue injury which is a natural consequence of the inflammatory process of tissue healing. These soft tissue adhesions often lead to a loss of function and can result from a variety of processes including:

ACTIVE RELEASE TECHNIQUE (ART) – HOW IS IT PERFORMED?

ART treatment uses over 500 precise movement patterns with directed tension to break up adhesions. This helps restore proper tissue movement and releases entrapped nerves and blood vessels typically leading to rapid resolution of symptoms and restored function.

ART IN CONJUNCTION WITH PHYSIOTHERAPY, MASSAGE THERAPY AND IMS

ART works well in conjunction with other rehabilitation techniques such as physical therapy, intramuscular stimulation (IMS) and massage therapy in Ottawa . A comprehensive assessment will help determine the optimal course of treatment.

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Ottawa Physiotherapy and Sport Clinics - Barrhaven

Ottawa Physiotherapy & Sport Clinics

35 Larkin Drive,
Barrhaven
Ottawa,
Ontario K2J 2T2
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Phone: 613-825-8548
Email: bphysiotherapy@optsc.com
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Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday: 7:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am - 1:00pm

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Ottawa Physiotherapy and Sport Clinics - Westboro

Ottawa Physiotherapy & Sport Clinics

347 Churchill Avenue N Ottawa,
Ontario K1Z 5C2
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Phone: 613-728-4160
Email: westsportphysio@optsc.com
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Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday: 7:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am - 1:00pm

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Ottawa Physiotherapy and Sport Clinics - Orleans

Ottawa Physiotherapy & Sport Clinics

1420 Youville Drive #8,
Orleans
Ottawa,
Ontario K1C 7B3
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Phone: 613-830-3466
Email: ophysiotherapy@optsc.com
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Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday: 7:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am - 2:00pm

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Ottawa Physiotherapy and Sport Clinics - Main Street

Ottawa Physiotherapy & Sport Clinics

205-194 Main Street Ottawa,
Ontario K1S 1C2
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Phone: 613-567-4808
Email: mphysiotherapy@optsc.com
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Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday: 7:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am - 1:00pm

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Ottawa Physiotherapy and Sport Clinics - Hunt Club

Ottawa Physiotherapy & Sport Clinics

Suite 204 – 2446 Bank St Ottawa,
Ontario K1V 1A4
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Phone: 613-247-1245
Email: hcphysiotherapy@optsc.com
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Saturday: 8:00am - 1:00pm

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Ottawa Physiotherapy and Sport Clinics - Kanata Lakes

Ottawa Physiotherapy & Sport Clinics

Unit 3B - 2 Goldridge Drive Ottawa,
Ontario K2T 1C7
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Phone: 613-599-4777
Email: kphysiotherapy@optsc.com
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Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday: 7:00am - 8:00pm