ART® is a soft-tissue technique that focuses on restoring the integrity of individual muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, and nerves. Many conditions are the result of scar tissue accumulation due to acute injuries, chronic postures, or repetitive-use conditions. Problems arise when the scar tissue accumulation is excessive and results in dysfunction. An ART® treatment is designed to break down the restrictive scar tissue and allow normal function and motion of the soft-tissue structures.