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 By Dr. Matt Fontaine When soft tissues are stressed beyond their biomechanical yield strength (for example when a tendon is stretched more than 4% of it’s resting length), microtearing must occur.  The normal response of microtearing of muscle, fascia, collagen etc. is inflammation.  If the...

By Dr. Matt Fontaine This is another article in the series on Secrets to Resolving Muscle and Joint Pain Syndromes.  This one focuses on the proper sequence for implementing rehab exercises and the rational behind it.  The main premise is that rehab is often...

Carol Marleigh Kline, JACA Online editor Fascial Manipulation, Part II J Amer Chiropr Assoc 2011 April;48(3):2-5 Abstract: In Part II, Warren Hammer, DC, provides further insights into what makes fascia, the body’s most malleable tissue, a uniquely important focus...

Chaitow's Chat  on Explosion of Fascia Research It is critical to understand that fascia is what gives our soft tissues structural support.   We now know that there exists a state of structural and functional continuity between all of the body’s hard and soft...

Are injuries behind Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews reduced sack numbers? Green Bay Press Gazette highlights the use of Active Release Techniques for players....

How to find an ART Practitioner Kinetic Health-Calgary  is Dr. Brain Abelson's Blog.  Special thanks to him for all the great work he does for Active Release Techniques® and for letting us link to his blog.  I highly recommend you check this out, tons of...

Soft Tissue Sports Injuries:  The ART of Non-Invasive Treatment The Concurrent Application of Active Release Techniques® in the Present  Paradigm of Sports Injury Rehabilitation MATT FONTAINE, D.C. All Athletes and Weekend Warriors Have One Thing In Common… Soft Tissue Injuries to muscles, tendons, ligaments, and...