Benefits of IASTM

There are many benefits to receiving instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization by your San Jose Chiropractor. Clinical Studies of IASTM have shown improvements in range of motion, increase in strength and decreases in pain after treatment. These studies indicate in about 7 weeks of IASTM treatment range of motion increased and remodeling of the scar tissue in the area of treatment. Another Study showed reduction on the pain and impairment scale at both 6 and 12 week time periods following IASTM treatment. This treatment by a chiropractor in San Jose should greatly improve your results and help to prevent further injury. The studies mentioned above can be referenced at:

  1. Davidson, CL, Ganion, LR, Gehlsen, GM, VerfckLRhoestra, B, Roepke, JE, and SevierfckLRTL, Rat tendon morphologic and functionalfckLRchanges resulting from soft tissuefckLRmobilization.fckLRMed Sci Sports Exerc.fckLR1997; 29:313-319.
  2. Melham, TJ, Sevier, TL, Malnofski,fckLRMJ, Wilson, JK, and Helfst, RH, ChronicfckLRankle pain and fibrosis successfully trfckLReated with a new non-invasive augmentedfckLRsoft tissue mobilization (ASTM): A case report.fckLRMed Sci Sports Exerc.fckLR1997;fckLR30:801-804
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