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New Courses in Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Massage Released

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

ChiroCredit.com is thrilled to annouce the release of a hour of audiovisual course on the topic of Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Massage  of the Lower  Extremity titled "IASTM 201 and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Massage  of the Upper  Extremity titled "IASTM 202'. 

The educational objectives for the courses include:

  • Outline 3 general purposes for using instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilizations (IASTM) for musculoskeletal disorders.
  • Cite 5 contraindications when using IASTM for musculoskeletal disorders.
  • Recall five basic stroke techniques used with IASTM, and provide the general purpose for each technique.
  • List 2 features of IASTM tools and the effect that these features have on the treatment effect (tissue penetration).
  • Apply 15 IASTM techniques for common lower extremity musculoskeletal conditions (IASTM 201) and Apply 24 IASTM techniques for common upper extremity musculoskeletal conditions (IASTM 202)