Active Release Technique (ART)

Marathon training

Close to the Finish Line: How to Prevent Late-Stage Marathon Training Injuries

Marathon training is a unique adventure in its own right. While running is good for the body, running marathons isn’t. The term “hitting the wall” in marathon running is not supposed to be literal, but it feels like it. Hitting the wall means that your body has decided to shut down due to a lack of …

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Top Three Triathlon Injuries: Runner’s Knee, Achilles Tendinitis and Swimmer’s Shoulder

Triathlon Injuries: What to Expect, How to Treat, and How to Prevent Runner’s Knee, Achilles Tendinitis and Swimmer’s Shoulder Our body is composed of a series of structural kinetic chains, in which dysfunction or imbalance in one area can quickly lead to dysfunctions in other parts of the body. Pattern overload describes injury to soft tissues …

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The Common Bond of Soft-Tissue Repetitive Injuries

All athletes and weekend warriors have one thing in common …  soft-tissue injuries. Sports and training have the potential to wear us down over time and lead to soft-tissue injuries that result in muscle and joint pain syndromes. Soft-tissue injuries that limit optimal sports performance are frustrating and can limit or shorten athletic careers or …

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The Secret To Resolving Muscle and Joint Pain Syndromes

A new paradigm in dealing with musculoskeletal injuries.  This article deals with assessing human movement, and highlights the Functional Movement Screen™ and the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) developed by Gray Cook and Lee Burton.  The Functional Movement Screen™ is an innovative system used to evaluate movement pattern quality for clients or athletes. “It has also been …

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Active Release Techniques and Chiropractic

Perfect Synergy for Diagnosing and Resolving Muscle and Joint Pain Syndromes This is the second article in a series of articles on a new paradigm in dealing with musculoskeletal injuries.  Read the first article here. In the series I will detail the secret to resolving muscle and joint pain syndromes.  What makes a “sports chiropractor” …

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Active Release Technique and Runners Injuries

In a couple of weeks I am heading to Minneapolis to take my spine certification in Active Release Technique.  I am extremely excited about this particular credential because it will complete my full body training (Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity and Spine) in the Active Release Technique. Although I have been treating soft tissue syndromes and …

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Active Release Technique: Athletic Injuries & Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Active Release Technique: Athletic Injuries & Carpal Tunnel Syndrome What should you do if you think you have carpal tunnel syndrome? It is recommended that you identify a provider who is trained in Active Release Technique, ideally one who incorporates a functional rehabilitation program. In order to achieve long-term results, the patient must be instructed …

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Dr. Beck Completes His Second Active Release Technique Certification

Capitol Rehab of Arlington is pleased to announce that Dr. Edward Beck has completed his Upper Extremity protocols for Active Release Technique certification, and is now certified in both Upper and Lower Extremity protocols, broadening his knowledge of a variety of soft tissue injuries. Active Release Technique is described as “a patented, state of the …

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