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The following are some topics that frequently come up in our clinic. A quick note on over the phone consults or email inquiries We live in a world controlled by technology and people want their information faster.  Email and social media play a big role in...

ACTIVE RELEASE TECHNIQUE Active Release Techniques® (ART) is one of the fastest growing treatment methods in sports rehab and physical medicine practices today.  With the ability to treat injuries quickly and effectively, athletes all over the world have incorporated ART into their training regimens. "All Athletes and...

A common injury for endurance athletes is "Achilles tendonitis".  Runner's and Triathletes are frequently affected.  To be fair, for most of these athletes this is an umbrella term that does not accurately describe the actual structures involved.  In most cases, it really isn't a tendonitis...

What to Expect, How to Treat, and How to Prevent Runner's Knee, Achilles Tendonitis and Swimmer’s Shoulder By Matt Fontaine, D.C., ART Our body is composed of a series of structural kinetic chains, whereas dysfunction or imbalance in one area can quickly lead to...

 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...

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...