IASTM (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization)
Dr. Richards is trained in the Graston M1 Technique & Functional Movement Techniques Blades Certified
The unique protocol uses specially designed stainless steel instruments, along with appropriate therapeutic exercise, to specifically detect and effectively treat areas exhibiting soft tissue fibrosis or chronic inflammation. The instruments also are used diagnostically to follow the kinetic chain, to locate and treat the cause of the symptom as well as the specific area of pain. GT is also frequently used as an effective protocol to maintain range of motion.
By screening dysfunctional movement patterns and utilizing soft tissue tools to improve patient treatment. IASTM intervention strategies will also be combined with kinesiology taping and corrective exercise techniques to deliver a comprehensive approach to patient care.