What is IASTM? IASTM stands for “Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization”. This treatment works to stimulate the body’s healing response, which results in the remodeling/resorption of scar tissue and the regeneration of degenerated tendons. The approach is a non-invasive therapy that works fast and consistently…no medications; no needles, no surgery. This process is specific and has proven effective through documented, consistent, desirable outcomes – results physicians and patients have come to expect and trust.

One specific system is ASTYM (A’-stim) which stands for “a stimulation”. Developed by a research team of physicians, physical therapists, and scientists, this protocol-driven system yields long-term results with short-term therapy, even when other treatments have failed. Only ASTYM-certified clinicians may perform the ASTYM treatment.

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Commonly Treated Conditions

The following are some of the many diagnoses that demonstrate excellent clinical results when treated with this protocol:

  • Achilles Tendonopathy
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis
  • Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylosis)
  • Hamstring Strain
  • Impingement/Tendonopathy of the Rotator Cuff
  • IT Band Syndrome
  • Joint Contractures
  • Jumper’s Knee (Patellar Tendonopathy)
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Pain or Loss of Motion Following Surgery or Trauma
  • Plantar Fasciopathy/Heel Spurs
  • Scar Tissue/Adhesions
  • Shin Splints
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylosis)
  • Thumb/Finger Sprain
  • Wrist Sprain

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