Soft Tissue Therapy 

Learn about Active Release Technique:
 

Active Release Techniques (ART) is a patented, state of the art soft tissue system/movement based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. Whitby Chiropractor Dr. Brennan Dynes is a full body certified Active Release Techniques practitioner. Conditions such as 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 problems that can be resolved quickly and permanently with Active Release Technique.

 

If muscles and tissues are put under more strain than they can handle, they react by becoming tight, stiff, and often painful. With repeated strain these tissues can develop bands of scar tissue, painful trigger points and adhesions. These changes alter the motion of muscles and joints, and can compress nerves and blood vessels. Without proper management and rehabilitation our tissues will continue to be unhealthy.

 

Every ART session is  a combination of examination and treatment. Dr. Dynes uses his hands to evaluate the texture, tightness and movement of muscles, fascia, tendons, ligaments and nerves. Any abnormal tissues are treated by combining precisely directed tension with specific patient movements. Whitby Chiropractor Dr. Brennan Dynes practices at Brock Street Family Chiropractic.

 

Read our Blog post on Active Release Technique

What Is Graston Technique?
 

Graston Technique® is an innovative, patented form of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) that enables clinicians to effectively break down scar tissue and fascial restrictions. The technique utilizes specially designed stainless steel instruments to detect and effectively treat areas of soft tissue fibrosis or chronic inflammation.

 

Whitby Chiropractor Dr. Dynes is a certified Graston Technique practitioner.  Graston treatment can help improve rehabilitation and recovery rates, reduce the need for anti-inflammatory medication, and resolve chronic musculoskeletal conditions.

 

Graston Technique is utilized at some 1,960 outpatient facilities and 53 industrial sites, by more than 284 professional and amateur sports organizations, and is part of the curriculum at 57 respected colleges and universities.

Commonly Treated Conditions:
 

 

  • Whiplash and neck sprains/strains

  • Low back sprains/strains

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (wrist pain)

  • Plantar Fasciitis (foot pain)

  • Lateral Epicondylitis (tennis elbow)

  • Medial Epicondylitis (golfer's elbow)

  • Rotator Cuff Tendinosis (shoulder pain)

  • Patellofemoral Disorders (knee pain)

  • Achilles Tendinosis (ankle pain)

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Scar Tissue

  • Trigger Finger

  • Shin Splints

  • Range of Motion Limitations

  • Numbness and tingling

  • Thoracic outlet syndrome

  • Nerve entrapment syndromes

 

Visit Whitby chiropractor Dr. Brennan Dynes to explore if Active Release Technique or Graston Technique are appropriate treatments for you.

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