Manage Your Chronic Pain with IASTM

As a manual treatment for chronic pain, Forward Physical Therapy employs instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM). This is when our physical therapists scrape the skin with a plastic or metal tool. As a result, your discomfort is reduced. You will also notice decreased inflammation and healing for the condition that is causing you pain.

Make an appointment with one of our licensed physical therapists today to learn more about how this technique can help you. Forward Physical Therapy is looking forward to meeting you and, more importantly, assisting you in getting rid of your pain once and for all.

How does IASTM work?

An IASTM-trained physical therapist will use specialized devices to break down connective tissue restrictions as well as scar tissue during this procedure. Depending on your needs, a variety of different speeds and pressures are used. A minor inflammatory response occurs when specific pressure levels are applied to the afflicted muscles, tendons, or ligaments using IASTM. This inflammation promotes the body’s natural healing mechanism, allowing you to recover and return to your best life more quickly!

IASTM is proven to help with the following issues:

  • Limited motion
  • Motor control issues
  • Pain with movement
  • Muscle recruitment issues

What will I gain from IASTM at Knoxville, TN physical therapy clinic?

If you are unsure whether IASTM is right for you, the best way to find out is to schedule an appointment with Forward Physical Therapy. Furthermore, only a physical therapist can tell you whether instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization is a good treatment option for you. IASTM is effective in treating conditions such as plantar fasciitis and carpal tunnel syndrome, but it is also useful
in the following:

  • IT band syndrome
  • Muscle strains
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Myofascial pain and restrictions
  • Neck pain
  • Hip pain
  • Tennis and golfer’s elbow
  • Post-surgical and traumatic scars
  • Heel pain/Achilles tendonitis
  • Trigger finger
  • Ligament sprains
  • Shin splints
  • Chronic joint swelling associated with sprains/strains
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Muscle imbalances
  • Rotator cuff tendonitis
  • Patellar tendonitis
  • Back pain

Contact Forward Physical Therapy today!

Have you been looking for a long-term solution to your chronic pain? If so, you are not alone, no matter how many options you have already tried. With IASTM, Forward Physical Therapy could help you get back to living an enjoyable life. To learn more, make an appointment at our Knoxville, TN physical therapy clinic. We can’t wait to show you the benefits of this amazing technology!

Your Next Steps…

  1. Request An Appointment

  2. Receive A Custom Treatment Plan

  3. Work Hard and Progress In Your Recovery

  4. Recover & Enjoy Life Pain-Free!