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Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilisation (IASTM)

IASTM is a special form of soft tissue mobilisation performed with specially designed tools which allow the therapist to locate to and treat restrictions and dysfunction within soft tissues structures such muscle, tendons, ligaments and fascia.

Studies have shown clinical benefits of IASTM showing improvements in range of motion, strength and pain perception following treatment. 

The following conditions may benefit from IASTM:

  • Acute Ankle Sprains (Advanced Technique)

  • Back Pain

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Chronic Ankle Sprains

  • Chronic Joint Swelling Associated with Sprains/Strains

  • DeQuervain's Syndrome

  • Heel Pain /Achilles Tendinitis

  • Hip Pain (Replacements)

  • IT Band Syndrome

  • Ligament Sprains

  • Medial Epicondylitis, Lateral Epicondylitis

  • Muscle Strains

  • Musculoskeletal Imbalances

  • Myofascial Pain and Restrictions

  • Neck Pain

  • Non-Acute Bursitis

  • Patellar Tendinitis

  • Plantar Fasciitis

  • Post-Surgical and Traumatic Scars

  • Rotator Cuff Tendinitis

  • Scars (Surgical, Traumatic)

  • Shin Splints

  • Tibialis Posterior Tendinitis

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