Active Release Techniques®


The Lawlor Clinic is one of Europe’s leading Active Release Techniques (ART®) Providers

What is Active Release Techniques?


At the Lawlor Clinic we provide Active Release Techniques (ART®) which is a patented hands on soft tissue treatment that allows us to locate and break up scar tissue following injury. It is considered the gold standard treatment for soft tissue and sports injuries because of its very quick results and impact on performance. The short video explains this accurately.

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What Conditions Can ART® Help With?


The most common conditions we use ART for are:

  • Back Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Neck Pain
  • Headaches
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Soft Tissue & Repitive Strain Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Sports injuries including sprains and strains

How Soon Can I Expect To See Results?


You will be please to learn that many patients respond well, usually seeing a significant improvement in 4-6 treatments. The goals of ART® are simple, to increase the blood flow to the injured area, break down scar tissue and to restore the normal movement of the muscle or joint thereby speeding up the rate of healing.

Active Release Techniques Back Pain

Physiotherapist Treatment Active Release Techniques

What Is An ART® Treatment Like?


Every ART® session is actually a combination of examination and treatment. The ART® provider uses his or her 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.

These treatment protocols with over 500 specific moves are unique to ART®. They allow providers to identify and correct the specific problems that are affecting each individual patient. ART® is not a cookie-cutter approach

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