IASTM

IASTM

Instrument Assisted Soft tissue Mobilisation or essentially IASTM is another scope of advanced treatments which empowers clinicians to effectively treat people who have been suffering from soft tissue dysfunctions.This procedure itself is said to be present day development from customary Chinese medication called Gua-sha. IASTM is performed with ergonomically designed instruments that recognize and treat fascial limitations, energize fast restriction and fibrosis, incessant aggravation or degeneration. It is not aggressive and does not damage tissues.

Best part of IASTM is that it can be utilized as a part of manual treatment and we as a physiotherapist are not only expert and prepared to utilize IASTM in our treatment,but also teach this effective technique to physiotherapists around the globe.

Clinical effects of IASTM

Recover Limited and Painful movements

Healing Soft tissue dysfunctions

Muscle activation

Regain muscle strength

What does IASTM do?

When scar tissue is formed after damage to any soft tissue ,new cells are set down too much and in a muddled way. Scar tissue/grips keep the muscle or different tissues from stretching suitably. It is regularly essential for the physical specialist to restart the mending procedure with a specific end goal to rebuild the delicate tissues in the involved area.Controlled microtrauma with IASTM is induced so as to start reabsorption of improper or extreme scar tissue and encourages a redesigning of the influenced delicate tissue structures. After IASTM treatment, scar tissue can be realigned with the goal that the cells wind up plainly composed toward a path that better advances recovery. Studies have demonstrated clinical advantages of IASTM with upgrades in scope of movement, quality and pain perception following treatment.

What to expect after an IASTM treatment?

A patient treated through IASTM can experience mild to moderate muscle soreness as a result of microtrauma to induce tissue healing.Patient should practice exercising for the involved area to activate muscles in a controlled manner.

Indications
  • Plantar Fascitis
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinitis
  • Patellar Tendinitis
  • Tibialis Posterior Tendinitis
  • Heel Pain /Achilles Tendinitis
  • Post-Surgical and Traumatic Scars
  • Myofascial Pain and Restrictions
  • Musculoskeletal Imbalances
  • Chronic Joint Swelling Associated with Sprains/Strains
  • Ligament Sprains
  • Muscle Strains
  • Non-Acute Bursitis
  • Back Pain
  • Trigger Finger
  • Hip Pain (Replacements)
  • IT Band Syndrome
  • Shin Splints
  • Chronic Ankle Sprains
  • Acute Ankle Sprains (Advanced Technique)
  • and many more

Contraindications
Compromised tissue integrity (open wound, infection, tumor)
Active implants (pacemaker, internal defibrillator, picc/pump lines)
DVT
Cervical carotid sinus

Treatments

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IASTM

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