What is Functional Range Release?

Functional Range Assessment -FRA®Functional Range Release - FR®, & Functional Range Conditioning® are an advanced and comprehensive system of soft tissue or joint assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation that we use to help you get better.  It is used by some of the most highly regarded manual therapists around the world.  This system of analysis provides us with an enhanced framework to program and assess your needs as a patient.  It involves you performing controlled movements in an area of dysfunction and teaching you how to increase control of them.  This targets the joint capsule or injured tissue that is rich with receptors and enables your brain to learn to better coordinate this movement and restore the range of motion needed for active daily life. 

What does it do?

Functional Range Release™ technique is a revolutionary soft-tissue treatment and rehabilitation management system. Utilizing the trademarked PAIL’s (Progressive Angular Isometric Loading™) and Tissue Tension Technique™, Functional Range Release™ soft-tissue management expands on the basic tenets of myofascial-release treatments by simultaneously assessing, expanding, and instantly strengthening the patient’s functional range of motion.

Following up on the widely popular Functional Anatomic Palpation Systems™ Seminars, offering advanced instruction in soft-tissue palpation and assessment, F.R.™ Seminars provide manual-medical professionals including Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Massage and Athletic Therapists, Osteopaths and Medical Doctors, instruction in this innovative soft-tissue treatment system which some refer to as the new gold standard in soft-tissue injury management.

We use the methods above to expand on what we’ve used for years with ART and take the continued new information available in science to make your soft tissue treatments even more effective with FR™ Technique.