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Popwell Scota Spine Center

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107 Pelham Commons Blvd
Greenville, SC 29615
Phone: 864-244-2220
Fax: 864-244-9282

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Mondayclosed3pm-6pm
Tuesday8am-12pm3pm-6pm
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Active Release Techniques (ART)

What is ART?

Active Release Techniques is a myofascial release technique that utilizes patient movement to treat problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.

What conditions are treated with ART?

Like the Graston Technique, ART is very successful at alleviating pain associated with acute and chronic soft tissue disorders. ART is a system that utilizes over 500 protocols that vary based on the practictioner's hand placement and patient movement and are each specific for the muscle or entrapment being treated. Through ART, soft tissue movement and gliding is enhanced, which releases nerve entrapments and leads to decreased pain and improved quality of movement. It was developed by Dr. Mike Leahy, a sports chiropractor in Colorado Springs, CO. Dr. Leahy recognized that high repetition, low force movements such as typing and abnormal posture can cause as much damage to tissue as low repetition, high force injuries like a car accident. ART can be used alone or in conjunction with other soft tissue treatments like Graston, trigger point therapy or massage, and like Graston, custom stretching and strengthening exercises will aid in your recovery. Many of the same conditions treated with Graston can also be resolved with Active Release Techniques. ART and Graston are utilized by numerous professional and collegiate sports teams, because of their effectiveness. ART is the official soft tissue care program for Ironman athletes during race week. 

Who does ART?

There are over 6000 ART practitioners world-wide working in a variety of settings. Providers must pass certifications for each area of treatment (spine, upper extremity, lower extremity, and nerve entrapments). Dr. Scota is one of a few certified ART practitioners in the Upstate and south of Asheville.

Where can I learn more?

For more information about the Active Release Techniques, please visit www.activerelease.com or call our office at (864) 244-2220.

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Testimonial

I'm very happy with the care I received here, and I will happily recommend this place to my friends and family.

- Mark L. / Greenville, SC

Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Mondayclosed3pm-6pm
Tuesday8am-12pm3pm-6pm
Wednesday8am-12pmClosed
Thursday8am-12pm3pm-6pm
Friday8am-12pmClosed
SaturdayClosedClosed
SundayClosedClosed

Meet the Chiropractors

Meet Dr. Popwell Dr. Popwell graduated from National College of Chiropractic in Chicago, Illinois in 1979. After a short internship in Chicago, Illinois and Cincinnati, Ohio, Dr. Popwell returned to his home town of Jacksonville, Florida and began practicing in Jacksonville Beach in 1980. Read More
 
Meet Dr. Joe Scota Dr. Joe Scota was born and spent his early years in Philadelphia, PA. His father's job moved them to the Greenville area during Dr. Scota's high school years, and he graduated from Riverside High School in Greer. Initially resisting the move, Dr. Scota has come to know and love the south as home.
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