Physiquipe are delighted to invite you HawkGrips Level I: IASTM Fundamentals. Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilisation is an increasingly popular technique used by many therapists around the world.
What are the benefits of IASTM?
– Quicker detection of restrictions in soft tissue
– Quicker and easier to break up tissue densities
– Helps reduce and heal scar tissue
– Easier on therapists hands
– Improving patient outcome whilst reducing clinical treatment time
This 8-hour course covers the basic skills necessary and to safely begin IASTM techniques. In this introductory skills acquisition course, participants will receive hands-on instruction in the proper use of IASTM through a lab-focused teaching format. The course will address proper instrument selection to address body contours and reach target tissues. At the end of the course, attendees will take an online exam for a certification in Level I: IASTM Fundamentals. A passing score of 75% is required to pass the course. Participants may take the exam multiple times to obtain that score.
Introduction – theoretical basis of IASTM, review of current literature
Basic handling, tool selection, and basic treatment strokes lab
Lecture/discussion – treatment integration and dosing
Myofascia and cutaneous strokes lab
Deep muscle strokes lab
Ligament/ tendon treatment strokes lab
Hard tissue/soft tissue interface lab
Instruction in use of the Multi-tool and skills integration lab
Please dress to allow skin access to your entire upper and lower quarters to enhance the learning process.