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Active Release Technique

Active Release Therapy

Active release therapy is the best option for many injuries and health conditions. Active release therapy provides natural relief from pain and tension. Unfortunately, many people do not realize that this treatment option is available. You may wonder if this treatment option, also known as ART, can help you after a serious injury. Our team at Diamond State Chiropractic in Newark offers pain and scar tissue management with ART.


The Purpose of Active Release Therapy

ART is used to reduce and eliminate the buildup of scar tissue. When scar tissue develops, it can reduce the blood supply to an injured area of the body. Furthermore, the scar tissue prevents your muscles and joints from restoring complete function. This can lead to a lot of nerve pain.

Good Candidates for Active Release Therapy

Most people with scar tissue are good candidates for ART. Active release therapy is often used for athletes who suffer from overuse injuries. This treatment option is suitable for people dealing with tennis elbow, back pain, sciatica, shin splints, knee problems, IT band syndrome, and surgical scars.

What Happens During Active Release Therapy

ART typically involves applying deep pressure to various areas of the body. In addition to applying pressure, the chiropractor will also perform specific movements to help lengthen the muscles. This improves your flexibility and range of motion. The process also helps prevent the muscles from sticking to the scar tissue.

Choosing the Right Treatment Option

The first step is to determine if ART is better than other available treatment options. If you have pain when you exercise or make large movements, active release therapy may be the best option. If you are experiencing stiffness in your back, neck, or legs, this therapy can improve your range of motion. ART is also helpful for treating foot pain, tingling in your limbs, weakness, and inflammation.

Make an Appointment for Active Release Therapy in Newark, DE

ART does more than just improve blood flow to your injured areas. It also reduces pain and muscle stiffness so you can move the way you used to. Dr. Kris and Dr. Greg at Diamond State Chiropractic provide quality chiropractic care for patients concerned with scar tissue and pain management. Best of all, chiropractic care does not rely on pain medication or invasive procedures like surgery to produce results. Call our team today at (302) 828-0051 to schedule an appointment with one of our chiropractors.

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Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Dr. Kris and all the staff are just phenomenal. I have been relieved of pain that I had suffered with for over 15 years! They are always flexible in working with my schedule. They are a warm and friendly group, and skilled and knowledgeable about every service, therapy and aids that they provide."
    Donna E.
  • "Dr Kris Hollstein is an amazing Chiropractor! My entire family sees her! She takes her time with all her patients! She’s involved in the Medical Community and helps promote the practice of Chiropratic care to make her patients live better! I would highly recommend Dr Kris!"
    Barbara Grabher
  • "I have been in chronic pain for at least 10 years. Grateful to have found Dr. Kris she is kind, compassionate and a wealth of information. I am so appreciative for the care provided at Diamond State for the first time I no longer think about my neck or shoulders. Very professional and kind office all the way from front to back!!! I am in the medical field and chiropractic care is definitely under utilized in medicine. My healthcare provider does include chiropractor care so I have won all the way around. I feel fabulous."
    Katherine Esdale
  • "I have been to many chiropractors in my life. Dr Greg is one of the best. I always feel so much better and looser after my visit. The rest of the staff is super friendly and knowledgeable. I enjoy their positive energy. I wish I'd have come here sooner."
  • "Thanks to Dr G Serge I have found significant relief in back. I did not expect such quick improvement in pain. I know it will take a while but I I am confident of improved function"
    Anna R., Newark, DE
  • "Came here as a recommendation from my specialist. Had been dealing with a mystery back pain for over a year at this point. This place has given me some much needed pain relief. I am so grateful for what they've done!!"
    Lisa L.
  • "First class practice, kind, professional and prompt service, they have the whole package! Dr. Greg Serge has been an amazing caregiver, he listens and customizes each treatment based on my feedback. The professional staff at this center is
    unmatched in ANY office I have ever visited. The young professional staff are friendly, personable and AMAZING, they treat me like a family member and they know my name!! How fantastic. So happy my friend recommended this chiropractic group. I highly recommend Dr. Greg Serge to all of my friends and family."
    Christie B.
  • "Incredible practice, kind, professional and prompt service, they have the whole package! The young professional staff are friendly, personable and AMAZING, they treat me like a family member. My mom has been going to see Dr. Kris for as long as I can remember. I've been to both Dr. Hollstein (Dr.Kris) and Dr. Serge I highly recommend either of them!"
    Michele S.
  • "I have benefited tremendously from the chiropractic care I received from Dr. Hollstein."
    John D Newark, DE
  • "Doctors & Staff are great, very professional. I have benefited by coming here, Dr. Hollstein steered me away from surgery & that’s great! Thanks!"
    Paul P.

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