IASTM stands for instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization and is performed by specially trained healthcare professionals. This hands-on technique utilizes specifically designed tools to stimulate the breakdown and removal of scar tissue and subsequent regeneration of new and healthy tissue such as in tendons, muscles, fascia and other soft tissue structures. Various techniques, such as Graston® and ASTYM®, can be implemented by certified therapists and allows for faster rehabilitation.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM TREATMENT?
Treatment is typically provided twice weekly for 4-5 weeks and is done in conjunction with strengthening, Stretching and functional exercises. Continuation of all normal activities throughout the treatment process promotes optimal healing.