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Active Release Technique

Injured or hurting? Don’t endure countless medical visits with minimal improvement, take on expensive and risky invasive procedures, or settle for “just living with” soft-tissue pain and disfunction. Instead, make ART your first choice for soft-tissue care.

Call (519) 208-2273 or book online today.

Active Release Technique Kitchener Waterloo

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Dr. Shannon Webster, BA (Hons), DC


Dr. Shannon Webster is an evidence-based Chiropractor that graduated with Honours from New York Chiropractic College (NYCC).

Now it’s easy to find a clinic offering Active Release Technique near you

Good news – if you’re looking for active release technique treatment in Kitchener Waterloo, there’s a CARESPACE multidisciplinary clinic less than 10-minutes away (see our locations). And even better, our evidence-based team is driving to get the results you want so you can be your best.

What is Active Release Techniques?​

Active Release Technique (ART) is a patented, state-of-the-art massage technique. The technique is soft tissue system/movement-based and treats many different conditions, resolving them quickly and permanently. These conditions all have one important thing in common: they are often a result of overused muscles. The goal of ART is to break down scar tissue and adhesions to help with overall body function. It is effective for acute and chronic injuries to muscle, tendons, ligaments, and nerve entrapments. Benefits of ART include pain reduction, improved range of motion, increased strength and flexibility.

Applicable conditions include: problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. Headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, shoulder pain, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, knee problems, tennis elbow and more.

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Who benefits most from ART?

The best success stories often come from those who originally sought ART treatment as a final option. That said, we urge anyone dealing with soft-tissue or nerve conditions to consider ART and its benefits as a first option. Save yourself the emotional, physical, and monetary expense of invasive, risky, costly, and tedious courses of treatment.

Step 1: Diagnosis

The diagnostic process utilizes the practitioners’s hands to identify aberrations in tissue texture, tension, and movement, continuing until the root cause of a condition is determined.

Step 2: Treatment

Once the problem has been identified, the condition is targeted by one or more ART treatment protocols, each combining precise touch with specific client movements to restore proper function and relieve pain. There are over 500 specific treatment protocols unique to ART allowing the practitioner to identify and correct the specific problems that are affecting you.

Step 3: Relief

Because the ART system is unique, the results are uncommon. There are no known side effects and most conditions, including strains, sprains, and other musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), are resolved in just five or fewer treatment sessions.

Active Release Practitioners

Dr. Shannon Webster, BA (Hons), DC Chiropractor, Clinic Director

Dr. Shannon Webster, BA (Hons), DC

Chiropractor, Clinic Director


Team membe at Carespace

Dr. Tyler Baron, BASc, DC

Chiropractor, Clinic Director

Westmount East

You're less than 10-minutes from CARESPACE!

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Please call us at (519) 208-2273 to talk with our live-answer Reception Team who will be happy to book, reschedule appointments or answer any of your questions, or book online now.

Serving Kitchener-Waterloo and Surrounding Area

Please call us at (519) 208-2273 or book online today.

  • 8AM–8PM Monday – Friday
  • 8AM–6PM Saturday – Sunday

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