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What is Active Release Techniques (ART) & How Can it Help You Relieve Pain?

By | Active Release Technique, Back Pain, Care & Education, Dr. Dan Satchell, Dr. Kate ALthans, Headaches, Neck Pain, Pregancy, Strength & Conditioning | No Comments

ART is a patented, state of the art soft tissue system/movement based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. Headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, shoulder pain, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, knee problems, and tennis elbow are just a few of the many conditions that can be resolved quickly and permanently with ART. These conditions all have one important thing in common: they are often a result of overused muscles. Read More

Athletes and Chiropractic – Should my student athlete be seeing a Chiropractor regularly or only when he or she gets injured?

By | Care & Education, Dr. Kate ALthans, Sports Injury, Strength & Conditioning | No Comments

ANSWER: Playing a sport in middle school and high school puts a lot of physical stress on an athlete, and we are determined to focus on prevention. At that age they are growing fast and developing stronger muscles and new movement patterns every day in practice.

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Active Release Technique for muscle pain – focus of study

By | Active Release Technique, Care & Education | No Comments

BY VALERIE BERENYI, CALGARY HERALD

The article below explains two of the treatments that our Chiropractors here at Spine and Sports Chiropractic offer and are certified in. Both Active Release Technique and Graston are used to get injured or sore muscles moving again, pain free and improved performance. It’s worth the read, and if you are experiencing sore or injured muscles, give us a call at 406-388-1446.
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Causes of Back & Neck Pain

By | Care & Education, Causes of Back and Neck Pain - Series, Dr. Dan Satchell | No Comments

SO WHAT DOES CAUSE BACK AND NECK PAIN?
Most people do not realize how much they move their neck during the day until they are unable to do so. The degree of flexibility of the neck, coupled with the fact that it has the least amount of muscular stabilization and it has to support and move your 14 – 16 pound head, means that the neck is very susceptible to injury. Read More