WHAT IS IASTM?
Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilisation is a simple, non-invasive form of manual therapy to manipulate or mobilise soft tissue structures of the human body. It is extremely safe and pain free. Instruments are used to mechanically stimulate soft tissue structures to relieve musculoskeletal pain and discomfort and improve overall mobility and function.
How does it work?
Instruments attempt to break down fascial restrictions and scar tissue. The ergonomic design of these instruments provides the clinician with the ability to locate restrictions and allows the clinician to treat the affected area with the appropriate amount of pressure.
The tools aid in the controlled microtrauma to affected soft tissue structure causes the stimulation of a local inflammatory response. Microtrauma initiates reabsorption of inappropriate fibrosis or excessive scar tissue and facilitates a cascade of healing activities resulting in remodeling of affected soft tissue structures. Adhesions within the soft tissue which may have developed as a result of surgery, immobilization, repeated strain or other mechanisms, are broken down allowing full functional restoration to occur.
What conditions can be treated with IASTM?
- Lower back pain
- Plantar fasciitis
- Scar tissue injuries
- Muscle strains
- Shin splints
- Trigger finger
- Neck pain
- Shoulder injuries
- much more
This treatment is delivered by our partner
Revitalise clinic is based at the Town Hall Dental & Aesthetics Clinic in Brighouse and is led by Adil, a registered and practicing UK pharmacist who qualified in 2010. Adil has also trained as a phlebotomist at Nottingham University Hospital. As well as completing training in intravenous nutritional therapy from the world renowned Dr Otto.
Adil holds a diploma in Cupping therapy and has been practicing as a therapist since 2016, having successfully treated 100’s of clients including high performing professional athletes.