Release Your Pain (Second Edition)

Release Your Pain CoverTake control of your condition! Thousands of people have obtained resolution from the pain and dysfunction caused by soft-tissue injuries by using this combination of Exercise and Active Release Techniques.

Read this long-awaited 2nd edition of an international best-seller to get the information you need to make educated health care decisions about your soft-tissue conditions.

Release Your Pain provides you with specific exercises strategies to help resolve your individual condition and which you can apply to a broad range of soft-tissue injuries.


This book can also help you to:

  • Understand the probable cause of these soft-tissue injuries.
  • Understand the effects of the restrictive adhesions that form after each injury.
  • Understand exactly how the treatment methodology (Active Release Techniques®) can effectively help you to reach a functional resolution to your condition.
  • Find the most appropriate exercises to treat each condition and aid in preventing reoccurence of this injury.

Use the specially designed exercise  routines in this book to prevent, or recover from, injuries or conditions of the shoulders, arms, hands, wrist, elbow, knees, feet, and of course, your neck and back. You can find help for:

  • Neck Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Knee Injuries
  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Plantar Fasciitis

This long-awaited, completely reworked, second edition provides new content about each condition, adds over 80 additional pages of information, provides in-depth explanations of the impact of each injury on its kinetic chain structures, adds new illustrations, and most importantly — adds new proven-effective exercise routines to help resolve each condition.  Substantial new content has been added about much requested topics such as neck pain and TMJ.

Release Your Pain: 2nd Edition  is an easy-to-use, international best-seller that can help you to make educated health care decisions about your soft-tissue conditions. It is packed full of easy-to-understand descriptions about how ART works in your body, useful exercises, health tips, and information to help you resolve and recover from a broad range of soft-tissue injuries.

Authors: Internationally best-selling authors of Release Your Pain, Dr. Brian J. Abelson DC.  and Kamali T. Abelson BSc. 

Dr. Brian Abelson DC – Brian’s incredible,interdisciplinary knowledge of anatomy, physiology,human biomechanics, kinetic chain relationships, and exercise made these books possible. Just ask any of his patients, and they will fill your head withexclamations about how he can somehow bring it all together to solve their soft-tissue problems! And he brought it all together as we worked to design the exercise routines in these books…somehow integrating self-help exercises with his knowledge of soft-tissue restrictions, kinetic chains, and biomechanics to produce a graduated series of exercises that can help all of us to heal, recover, and perform at our best! Brian is a highly proficient Active Release Techniques Instructor and  practitioner, trained in Graston Techniques, Chiropractic, Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, Homeopathy, and Nutrition. He brings an integrated approach to health care which is very much appreciated by all his patients. Visit www.kinetichealth.cafor more information.

Kamali T. Abelson BSc – Kamali’s long experience in the technical communication and publishing industry (25+ years) definitely came in handy as we wrote these books. She enjoys the company of her friends, being a mom and wife, running, hiking, travelling, dancing, and the arts. Given the opportunity, she would be spending most of her time  ravelling to distant corners of the world, taking dance and art lessons, meeting new people, and absorbing new cultures, thoughts, and ways!

Page Count: Over 320 illustrated pages of information, exercises, and graphics.
ISBN: Ebook:      978-0-9878662-1-9
Hardcopy: 978-0-9878662-0-2
Special Features: Great diagrams that help you to visualize your affected muscles and soft tissues. Easy-to-understand explanations about the real causes of RSI. Effective solutions to discuss with your health-care practitioner. Fantastic preventative exercises – so you can help yourself!
Exercises: Over 50 exercises that address commonly occurring repetitive strain and soft-tissue injuries!
Index: Comprehensive, detailed, and easy-to-use index. For our e-book readers, this index is fully hyperlinked to the topics for quick access.
Table of Contents: Detailed, well organized, and easy to use. For our e-book readers, the table of contents in the Ebook version is hyperlinked to the chapters for quick access to content.