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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...

Physicians need reliable terms that describe normal and pathological conditions of lumbar discs.  Terms that can be interpreted accurately, consistently, and with reliable precision are particularly important for communicating impressions gained from imaging  for clinical diagnostic and therapeutic decision making.  The following paper...

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...