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What is Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM)?

Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) is a technique that can be used in conjunction with other forms of manual therapy to enhance outcomes. A stainless steel instrument is used to identify and treat areas that exhibit fascial restrictions in order to improve range of motion and decrease pain.

How Does IASTM Work?

Application of the instrument stimulates a local inflammatory response initiating the healing process to the affected area.

What Conditions does IASTM Treat?

  • Various restrictions within the soft tissue that may have formed as a result of surgery (i.e. scar tissue)
  • Immobilization
  • Strains

IASTM Benefits:

  • Non-invasive
  • Relatively pain free
  • Takes less than 10 minutes

What You Need to Know

To Schedule an Appointment:

  1. Make an appointment with your doctor.
  2. Make sure your doctor refers you to Holly Street Physical Therapy for this treatment.

What Insurance Do You Take?

We accept all major insurance providers.

Do I Need Insurance?

We will see patients without insurance. For these appointments we accept cash payments.

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