ART ® is a soft tissue management system developed by P. Michael Leahy, D.C., CCSP. Dr. Leahy is a chiropractor in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He utilized his background in aeronautical engineering and anatomy to effectively treat soft tissue problems, which were not responding to other traditional treatments. Today, ART® therapy is utilized by every NFL football team, nearly every Major League Baseball team, Olympic athletes, and Ironman triathletes.

Overall healthy functioning of the body is highly dependent on proper movement of your muscles, tendons, bones, and other connective tissue. Whether it be through living an active lifestyle, repetitive motion, or simply from the natural aging process, our bodies may become stressed or strained and subsequently put you at a higher risk for injury or pain.

Active Release Technique is a powerful hands-on therapy that aims to reduce pain resulting from injury or overuse. Through Active Release Technique, our highly trained doctors utilize this therapy to improve muscle function and release any adhesions and scar tissue.

During your scheduled appointment, we will instruct you to make specific movements while we apply precisely directed tension. Our goal is to help you gain control and comfort within your body.

If you are suffering from any of the following, Active Release Technique may be right for you:

  • Headaches
  • Neck Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Shin Splints
  • Knee Pain
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Hip/Glute Pain
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITB Syndrome)
  • Bursitis
  • Tendonitis

For more information on the Active Release Technique Visit the ART website or contact us today at to schedule an appointment!