Instrumented Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilisation

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IASTM is a non-invasive form of manual therapy, using a range of rigid tools designed to mobilise and augment soft tissue structures of the human body.

Indications for use is any manifestation of a musculoskeletal problem; acute or chronic soft tissue-related conditions. Some including; fascial restrictions, muscular pain, tension and tightness, soft tissue stress and strain, trigger points and joint pain and restrictions.

Common Pathologies and Injuries treated with medical acupuncture:

  • Tennis or Golfers elbow
  • Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
  • Neck and back pain
  • Plantar Fascia
  • Achilles Tendinopathy
  • Shoulder pain and Rotator Cuff tendinopathy
  • Patellofemoral disorders
  • De Quervain Tenosynovitis
  • Hand and finger injuries
  • Post-surgical and Traumatic scars
  • Muscular pain and restrictions
  • Chronic and acute sprains/strains
  • Non-acute bursitis
  • IT-Band Syndrome / Runner Knee
  • Joint replacements
  • Shin splints

Physiological Benefits:

IASTM is based on the concept of deep friction massage, which induces a therapeutic movement within affected tissues. This helps create an ideal environment for the body’s self-maintenance and repair mechanisms which in turn encourages tissue healing and repair

  1. Release of Myofascial restrictions
  2. Tissue healing and repair
  3. Preventing and breaking down scar tissue adhesions
  4. Increase blood flow to different tissues
  5. Restoration of muscle and tissue balance
  6. Reduced joint pressure
  7. Improved range of movement at joints
  8. Increased body fluid mobilisation
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