Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Massage - Physical Therapist

IASTM 201 - 203

Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilizations to the Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity and the Spine


3.0

Hour 1

  • List 3 factors which impact the mechanical properties of fascia
  • Recall 3 important functions of fascia
  • Cite 3 negative biological effects of fibrosis
  • Describe 3 proposed neurophysiological effects of IASTM
  • Itemize three biological effects of IASTM

Hour 2

  • Cite 8 indications for using IASTM for upper/lower quarter musculoskeletal conditions
  • Provide 8 indications for using IASTM for upper/lower quarter musculoskeletal conditions
  • Enumerate 8 indications for using IASTM for upper/lower quarter musculoskeletal conditions
  • when using IASTM for musculoskeletal disorders.
  • List 2 features of IASTM tools and the effect that these features have on the treatment effect (tissue penetration)
  • Summarize 5 IASTM basic stroke techniques
  • Apply IASTM techniques for over 30 common upper quarter musculoskeletal conditions

Hour 3

  • Outline 3 general purposes for using instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilizations (IASTM) for lower quarter musculoskeletal disorders.
  • Recall 3 clinical indications for using IASTM to the hip
  • State 3 clinical indications for providing IASTM to the lumbar spine
  • Present 3 clinical indications for using IASTM for knee-related musculoskeletal disorders
  • Itemize 3 clinical conditions of the lower leg and foot for which IASTM would be appropriate

Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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