Release Techniques (ART) is a ground-breaking treatment that is helping
world-class athletes, active individuals, and persons of all walks of life. ART is designed to deal with
the scar tissue and adhesions
that build up as result of soft tissue injury.
ART session is actually a combination of examination and treatment. The ART
therapist 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.
back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, iliotibial band syndrome,
rotator cuff syndrome, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, patellar tendonitis, and
tennis elbow are just a few of the many conditions that can be resolved quickly
is also used to treat post-surgical scar tissue and peripheral nerve entrapments
like carpal tunnel syndrome.
Graston Technique is an innovative, patented form of instrument-assisted soft
tissue mobilization that is used to break down scar tissue and fascial
restrictions. The Technique utilizes specially designed stainless steel
instruments to detect and treat areas of soft tissue fibrosis or chronic
- Decreases overall time of treatment
- Fosters faster rehabilitation/recovery
- Reduces need for anti-inflammatory
- Resolves chronic conditions thought to
Active Isolated Stretching (AIS)
Isolated Stretching (AIS) is one of the methods
of stretching most used by today's athletes, massage therapists,
personal/athletic trainers, and professionals.
Active Isolated Stretching allows the body to repair itself and also to
prepare for daily activity. The Active Isolated
Stretching technique involves the method of holding each stretch for
only two seconds. This method of stretching works with the body's natural
physiological makeup to improve circulation and increase the elasticity of
muscle, joints and fascia.
With AIS, range-of-motion gains are usually quite dramatic
and occur rapidly.
is a natural form of healthcare. A chiropractor is a doctor that
specializes in the non-drug treatment of musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction.
Like medical doctors, chiropractors first complete the traditional
"pre-med" sequence then undergo an additional four years of training
in the biological and clinical sciences.
conditions do Chiropractors treat?
treat a variety of common musculoskeletal conditions, including back and neck
pain, TMJ/TMD, rotator cuff syndrome, carpal tunnel and other nerve entrapment
syndromes, sprains/strains, sciatica, muscle tension headache, shin splints,
iliotibial band syndrome, plantar fasciitis, and much, much more.
Chiropractic profession has changed dramatically over the last twenty years and
is now on the cutting edge of a major movement in healthcare toward lower costs
and less invasive modes of treatment. Surveys show that chiropractors
enjoy the highest rate of patient satisfaction among healthcare professionals.
Sherman is a Fellow of the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture.
He uses anatomically based acupuncture and dry needling techniques for pain
management and scar tissue degradation.
you buy running shoes let Dr. Sherman asses your gait. Dr. Sherman will
examine your feet and the way you run to determine which running/walking shoe(s)
might work best for you.
analysis is used to look for over/under pronation and muscular imbalances that
can affect your stride.
Orthotics are used to treat a variety of foot problems including
plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, neuromas, over pronation/supination.
Ironcare makes orthotics using the digital Amfit
system. A digitized impression of the foot is captured and modified using highly
specialized software. This results
in a durable orthotic with corrections milled all the way into the forefoot.
Counseling is provided by our Registered Dietitian, Colleen Venti. Colleen provides one-on-one counseling in all areas of sports
nutrition and weight-loss.