This technique utilizes specially designed tools to help adjust the joint or soft tissues. The abilities of these instruments better target the injured area than manual manipulation alone.
IASTM focuses on specific areas to relieve stiffness and improve range of motion. This allows you to perform exercises your therapist recommends to strengthen the injured area, which promotes healing and can help restore your normal function.
- Increased collagen production.
- Decreased pain.
- Restoring proper function.
- Speeding up recovery time.
- Reducing inflammation.
- Improved mobility.
- Alleviating chronic pain conditions.
- No downtime, you can continue activities as normal.
Soft tissue manipulation covers a range of treatments which aim to improve the mobility of stiff, immobile soft tissues and those with poor circulation due to inactivity or increased tension. It is also used to help mobilise scar tissue, thereby preventing long term recurrence of inflammation.