Dr. Rob Fenton, DC, ART

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Dr. Fenton is a familiar face in the area having grown up in Bannockburn and attended Deerfield High School.  After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he earned his doctorate of Chiropractic Medicine at the National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois.

 

Dr. Fenton treats a variety of conditions utilizing multiple soft-tissue techniques and chiropractic manipulations.  He is full body certified in ART® (Active Release Technique®), lumbar and cervico-thoracic certified in McKenzie technique, and trained in acupuncture and rehabilitation exercise. Dr. Fenton is committed to working with his patients to keep them active and healthy in order to improve their overall quality of life.

 

Active Release Technique® is a soft tissue treatment used to treat problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves due to overuse.  Due to injury, micro-tears, or loss of oxygen to muscles fibrous bands and adhesions develop between the tissues causing reduced range of motion, loss of strength and pain. The provider uses his hands as a wedge, apply focused directed tension with specific movement patterns to release these adhesions.  This technique offers dramatically shorter treatment time with quicker results.

 

In his spare time, Dr. Fenton enjoys playing and coaching basketball, paddle tennis, volunteering at the Anti-Cruelty Society, researching new therapies and techniques, and supporting his Chicago sports teams.