What is Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization?
Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization is a manual treatment involving specialized instruments to detect and break up soft tissue fibrosis in order to stimulate a healing response.
What type of pain or injury can be treated by Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization?
- Knee Pain (ex. ACL)
- Tennis Elbow
- Achilles Tendonitis
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Chronic Ankle Sprain
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
- ITB Syndrome
- Hamstring/Calf Strains
- Back/Neck Tightness
- Trigger Points
- Ideal treatment for athletes with tendonitis and chronic or old muscle injuries
- Generally a change in symptoms should be seen by the fifth visit
- Treatment plan consists of 8-12 visits
- Patient can expect continued improvement for 4-6 weeks after the last manual therapy session