Who We Help

At XCEL A.R.T., our patients range from elite athletes to general fitness enthusiasts. We understand that exercise and sports are a big part of your life, and our goal is to get you back on the court, in the gym or on the field as fast as possible. If an ongoing injury or untreated pain is preventing you from participating in the activities that you love, XCEL A.R.T. can help.

By incorporating traditional physical therapy methods with Active Release Techniques, Mike is able to achieve optimal results in a short amount of time. Over the years, Mike has formed relationships with personal trainers across Long Island. He works closely with these trainers to keep them apprised of their clients’ progress and allow them to create fitness plans that address the issues being treated at XCEL.

Active Release Techniques have the potential to advance you past the pain you are experiencing in a non-invasive way. Some common injuries that have been successfully treated using ART include:

Repetitive Motion Injuries

  • Hamstring Strain
  • Quad Strain
  • Hip Flexor Strain
  • Groin Strains
  • Tennis Elbow – Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Golfer’s Elbow – Medial Epicondylitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Symptoms
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Improves  Motion To All Major Joints

Cervical Injuries

  • Whiplash Symptoms
  • Post Concussion Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Radiating Pain Symptoms
  • Limited Arom

Lower Back / Trunk Injuries

  • Lower Back Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Limited Trunk Rotation
  • Lower Back Muscle Spasms

Running Injuries

  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Runner’s Knee
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Shin Splints
  • Calf Strain
  • General Leg Muscle Strains
  • Ankle Sprain

In addition, ART helps to improve range of motion to all major joints and muscles. It increases general mobility, helps prevent injuries and enhances sports performance in athletes. These techniques have been proven to decrease the recurrence of previous injuries and reduce arthritis pain by addressing the areas of soft tissue which are causing the inflammation. ART has also been found to decrease healing time after joint replacement surgeries.