Active Release Techniques

ART: An Innovative Approach to Soft Tissue Injury

The doctors at Terrapin Care Center are skilled in Active Release Technique (ART), a patented treatment for soft tissue injuries. This is a patented, state-of-the-art treatment for injuries to muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, and nerves, created by Dr. P. Michael Leahy more than 30 years ago. He combined his expertise in engineering with chiropractic knowledge of anatomy and biomechanics to effectively treat soft tissue disorders.

Many athletes benefit from ART, but it can be used on anyone who can benefit from the techniques rehabilitative treatment. Since ART was first created, more than 10,000 ART providers have been trained in this method, treating more than 100 million people around the world.

ART is just one approach we use to address pain management in Silver Spring MD. We pride ourselves on offering the latest techniques that make you feel better in both body and mind.

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