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Active Release Technique (ART)

Active Release Technique

Active Release Technique (ART) is a patented, state of the art movement-based soft tissue technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. Headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, shoulder pain, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, knee problems, and tennis elbow are just a few of the many conditions that can be treated with ART. These conditions all have one important thing in common: they’re often a result of overused muscles.

What Is an Art Treatment Like?

As part of your Physiomed treatment, we’ll evaluate the texture, tightness and movement of your soft tissues – your muscles, fascia, tendons, ligaments and nerves. Every ART session is actually a combination of examination and treatment. When we identify abnormal tissue, we treat it by combining precisely directed tension with very specific patient movements. ART is made up of over 500 unique moves that let help us identify and treat each patient’s condition.

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The couple that exercises together -- stays together. 💑⁠ As we navigate these challenging times, please remember to stay active and be kind to each other. ❤️

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As the weather warms up, many children will be hopping on their bikes. 🚴‍♀️

This #throwback from Physiomed Roytec reminds us to keep our children safe with high-quality helmets. Here our team donating bike helmets to local schools in Vaughan. 🙃

Physiomed Yonge Bloor treating an ankle sprain with acupuncture. Our team will sometimes enhance treatment by using low-voltage electric currents to stimulate pressure points.

Checking in on our kinesiologist Kyle as he recovers from ACL surgery. They say it can take up to 9 months to fully recover -- so we'll have to be patient! Can't wait for Kyle to re-join us hopefully this summer. 🤞

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