Soft Tissue Injuries and Adhesion formation Tag

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...

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...

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...

Hypoxic Fibrous Adhesion Production: Chemical Pathway and Clinical Importance This article written by Dr. William Brady, an ART provider, details the importance and effects of soft tissue injuries and adhesion formation following such injuries. Special thanks to Dr. Brady, a fellow ART provider, for letting...