Soft-Tissue Mobilization in Santa Monica

Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization

Instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) is a form of soft tissue mobilization that uses specialized instruments to identify and break down adhesions and manipulate skin, tendons, and muscles to address dysfunction and alleviate pain. These instruments are typically contoured, stainless steel items that can penetrate deeply into the tissue to provide treatment.

What Happens During IASTM?

During IASTM, your chiropractor will use these instruments, whose ergonomic design makes it possible to identify areas of dysfunction within the soft tissues of the body. Once they identify the desired treatment areas, your chiropractor will use these instruments to stimulate the body’s healing response to inflammation. As a result, this approach should facilitate healing, while relieving issues such as adhesions, in order to restore function and comfort in the affected area.

What Conditions Does IASTM Treat?

Here are a few of the conditions that often respond favorable to the application of IASTM:

  • Tendonitis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrom
  • Epidondylitis
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Neck pain
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Sprains
  • IT Band Syndrome
  • Shin Splints
  • Hip Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Back Pain
  • Trigger Finger

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As a chiropractic care specialist, Dr. Roy utilizes a combination of techniques that include traditional chiropractic
care and progressive methods like manual therapy, therapeutic exercises, shockwave therapy, and more.
In his services, Dr. Roy combines wellness and physical care to eliminate the need for painkillers and surgery.

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Active Release Technique

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Functional Movement / SFMA

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Shockwave Therapy

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Our goal is to help you recover from injuries, improve performance, and stay healthy. Our services include injury prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.

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At Dr. Roys clinic, we provide personalized physiotherapy services to enhance your strength, function, and well-being. Whether its pain management or rehabilitation, our experienced team is committed to supporting your health journey."

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