This technique uses handheld tools to apply pressure to muscles and loosen connective tissue. This modality helps reduce pain and inflammation, improve circulation, and enhance tissue healing. It is commonly used to treat injuries, chronic pain, and muscle tightness.
IASTM focuses on specific areas to relieve stiffness and improve range of motion. This allows you to perform exercises your physical 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 mobilize scar tissue, thereby preventing long term recurrence of inflammation.