• Active Release treatment is the gold standard in soft tissue injuries

  • Active Release treatment to the shoulder at Behm Muscle & Joint Clinic

    What is an Active Release treatment and how can it help me?

    Active Release Techniques or ART® is an advanced system of diagnosis and manual treatment for soft tissue disorders resulting from Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTD), Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI), postural strain, sports injuries and general wear and tear. Active Release Techniques is a patented, state-of-the-art soft tissue system 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 most sports injuries are some of the many conditions that can be resolved quickly with Active Release Techniques. These conditions all have one important thing in common: they often result from injury to over-used muscles.

    How do overuse injuries occur?
    Over-used muscles (and other soft tissues) change in three important ways:
    – acute injuries (pulls, tears, collisions, etc.)
    – accumulation of small tears (micro-trauma)
    – not getting enough oxygen (hypoxia)

    Each of these factors can cause your body to produce tough, dense scar tissue in the affected area. This scar tissue binds up and ties down tissues that need to move freely. As scar tissue builds up, muscles become shorter and weaker, tension on tendons causes tendonitis and nerves can become trapped. This can cause reduced range of motion, loss of strength and pain. If a nerve is trapped you may also feel tingling, numbness and weakness.

    What is an Active Release treatment like?

    Every Active Release treatment session is actually a combination of examination and treatment. The Active Release Techniques provider at Behm Muscle & Joint Clinic uses his hands to evaluate the texture, tightness and movement of muscles, fascia, tendons, ligaments and nerves. Abnormal tissues are treated by combining precisely directed tension with very specific patient movements. This treatment is unique in its systematic approach to within patient and tissue tolerance because the patient can control the active movement during treatment.  They allow providers to identify and correct the specific problems that are affecting each individual patient. This therapy is not a cookie-cutter approach and is used to allow for free and unimpeded movement of muscles, tendons, nerves and joints. Active Release treatment is used to enhance and optimize your performance and function.

    Active Release treatment in Bellevue, NE at Behm Muscle & Joint Clinic

    If you are looking for Active Release treatment  in Bellevue, NE look no further than the providers at Behm Muscle & Joint Clinic.  Dr. Behm is the only full body Active Release Technique provider in the Bellevue, NE area and has successfully treated many conditions using this gold standard soft tissue technique.  Do not hesitate to call us at 402-292-1450 or schedule a consultation online to see how we can help treat your pain.

    Read more about this soft tissue technique at www.activerelease.com