Welcome to 41 North Chiropractic & Soft Tissue Clinic, P.C.
Why 41 North?
41 North was born under the premise to give patients direction and guidance in their healthcare. The latitude of Saint Charles is 41 degrees and hence, the name was set. Dr. Anita wants to give you the best possible chiropractic care possible. She wants to listen and guide her patients in the best possible direction.
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What is Active Release Technique (ART)?
Active Release Technique(ART) is a patented, state of the art treatment for injuries to muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves, collectively known as soft tissue. Problems such as headaches, shoulder pain, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, back pain, sciatica, knee pain and plantar fascitis are just a few of the examples of soft tissue injuries. Almost any soft tissue structure in the body can be treated with ART.
Scar tissue (adhesions) is often an underlying component to injuries, whether the injury is acute, chronic, traumatic or overuse related. ART is highly effective for locating and eliminating scar tissue.
Each treatment session is actually a combination of examination and treatment. The doctor uses her hands to evaluate the texture, tension and movement of the soft tissue. Functional tests (lunge) or a provocative motion (yoga pose) may also be used to determine the most important structure to treat. Abnormal tissue is treated by combining precisely directed tension with very specific patient movements.
Over 500 specific treatment protocols are unique to ART. The specificity of the protocols, the properly applied tension and the precise patient movements, set ART apart from other soft tissue treatments.
Dr. Anita has been doing Active Release Technique since 2003. In 2008, she became a part of the Elite Provider Network and began providing corporations at the manufacturing level with ART services. She continues to do this at the present time along with treating patients at 41 North.