Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM)

Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) is a treatment procedure using a tool to locate and treat soft tissue dysfunction.

Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) in South Denver

What is instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization?

Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) is a technique that uses instruments to break down scar tissue from injured soft tissue and facilitate healing. Physical therapists use specially designed instruments to detect and treat fascial and myofascial restrictions, scar tissue, fibrosis and chronic inflammation.

What is instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization?

What are the benefits?

In addition to promoting healing, IASTM allows physical therapists to more easily locate and treat tissue dysfunction. IASTM as part of a treatment plan can decrease pain, increase range of motion, shorten rehabilitation and stimulate the body’s healing response again.

What is instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization?

Manual Therapy

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