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How does IASTM work?

IASTM involves the use of specially designed instruments to apply controlled pressure and friction to targeted areas of the body. This helps break down scar tissue, release fascial restrictions, and stimulate the body's natural healing response.

Is IASTM painful?

While some individuals may experience mild discomfort during IASTM treatment, it is generally not considered painful. The level of discomfort can vary depending on the individual's tolerance and the specific areas being treated.

Are there any side effects of IASTM?

Side effects of IASTM are typically mild and temporary. These may include minor bruising, redness, or temporary soreness in the treated area. Serious side effects are rare when the therapy is performed by a trained professional.

How long does it take to see results from IASTM?

The timeframe for experiencing results from IASTM can vary depending on factors such as the severity of the condition being treated, the individual's response to treatment, and the frequency of sessions. Some people may notice improvements after just a few sessions, while others may require more prolonged treatment.

Who can benefit from IASTM?

IASTM may benefit individuals with various musculoskeletal conditions, including tendonitis, ligament sprains, muscle strains, and scar tissue adhesions. It can also be effective for improving range of motion, reducing pain, and enhancing overall mobility.

How often should IASTM be performed?

The frequency of IASTM sessions can vary depending on the individual's condition, goals, and response to treatment. In general, treatments are typically performed one to two times per week initially, with adjustments made based on progress and symptoms.

Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM)

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Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) is a modern technique used by physical therapists to address soft tissue restrictions, scar tissue adhesions, and musculoskeletal disorders. This therapy utilizes specialized tools, typically made of stainless steel or plastic, to mobilize soft tissues and promote healing.