5814 Oleander Drive

Wilmington, NC 28403

(910) 791-9130

Fax: (910) 791-9165

Active Release

Working Hours


7:30 am - 5:30 pm


7:30 am - 5:30 pm


8:30 am - 5:30 pm


7:30 am - 4:30 pm


8:30 am - 2:00 pm





What is Active Release Technique®?

Active Release Technique (ART) is a highly successful treatment used to address soft tissue injuries that occur from trauma or repetitive overuse. ART utilizes a hands-on approach and a combination of over 500 specific movements to manage these injuries that occur because of a acute trauma or a cumulative injury cycle and can benefit from rapid injury recovery.
Who can benefit from Active Release Technique?

ART is for anyone experiencing pain caused by a soft tissue injury – scar tissue in muscles, tendons, ligaments, and nerves. Anything from high-performance sports to repetitive daily tasks can lead to pain and result in decreased strength, endurance, and mobility. This treatment is widely used by sports teams and training athletes because of its fast recovery times.

What is an ART treatment like?

In as little as 4-6 treatments, you can expect to see results. Your chiropractor will locate and examine the muscles and then use precisely directed tension and specific body movements to restore tissue flexibility, movement, and balance to the affected area.

If you’re experiencing any of these problems, call Active Care today.

Low back pain

If you belong to the 85% of adults living with lower back pain, Active Release Technique can help. You’ll experience fewer symptoms right away and see a faster recovery time than you would with medications or other treatments. ART is also a safe alternative for treatment of back pain after surgery.

Plantar Fasciitis

Runners commonly experience foot pain, especially along the arch and in the heel of the foot. Healing time typically ranges from six months to a year, but with ART, we can drastically reduce recovery time to 6-8 weeks.

Achilles Tendinitis

Are you suffering from pain when you run, jump, or take the stairs? It’s probably caused by overuse and inflammation in your Achilles. ART can help you get back on your feet with less pain, in less time.

Frozen Shoulder

Regain your range of motion with ART. Frozen shoulders are inflamed, stiff, greatly restricting, and downright uncomfortable. Our treatments will help you avoid regular cortisone injections and even surgery.

IT Band Syndrome

Endurance athletes like runners and cyclists are prone to inflammation of the thick band of connective tissue that runs down the outside of the leg. You won’t have to stop training with ART treatments, and you’ll experience relief in a matter of weeks.

Hip Pain

You can notice a range of motion increase and a pain decrease right away with ART treatments. Common hip problems respond well to this technique, which relieves stiffness and weakness.

Get relief now

Stop living in pain. Whether you’ve aggravated an old injury or have faced recent trauma, ART is for anyone experiencing pain caused by a soft tissue injury.

Call Active Care in Wilmington, NC to experience the pain-relieving benefits of Active Release Technique.