Soft Tissue Treatment

ASTYM – Regenerative Soft Tissue TherapyDid you know that ALL of our therapists are ASTYM certified?  Each therapist has attended a course to learn the specific techniques to effectively treat: joint and muscle stiffness, chronic tendinopathy, pain and stiffness associated with degenerative conditions, among many other symptoms. Astym is soft tissue therapy that focuses on previous scarring, fibrosis, and degeneration in many tissues.  According to Astym’s website, it “successfully restores movement and eliminates pain, even when other approaches have failed.”  Astym is scientifically based, supported by research, and keeps patients active (in activities, work, and/or sports) during treatment.  If you are wondering whether Astym may help with your problem areas, check out their blog and the issues commonly treated below – http://astym.com/blog/. Specific conditions/diagnoses that are treated with Astym:

  • Achilles Tendinopathy
  • Jumper’s Knee
  • Anterior/Posterior Tibialis Tendinopathy
  • Low Back PainAstym
  • Arthrofibrosis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Patellar Tendonosis/Tendonitis
  • Ankle Sprain/Strain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Mastectomy
  • Wrist Pain
  • Post-Surgical Scarring
  • DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy
  • Golfer’s Elbow
  • Hamstring Strain
  • Scar Tissue
  • IT Band Syndrome
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Trochanteric Bursitis

  Feel free to check out Astym’s website: http://astym.com and this video, which gives some good information as well http://astym.com/video/default.html.If you have any questions about ASTYM or other treatment procedures, please call our office to schedule an appointment – it would be our pleasure to serve you and assist with your musculoskeletal care! Mathis Physical Therapy & Hand Center785.539.9669www.mathispt.comhttps://www.facebook.com/MathisPTTwitter: @Mathis_PT

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