Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilisation (IASTM) 

Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilisation (IASTM) 

Cost: £180.00 per person tools supplied by provider or £150 using own tools . A 5 pcs tool kit can be purchased via ebay for approximatly £100. Please note: tools supplied by the provider are only on loan for the duration of the workshop.

Special discounted rate: Learners of Greenhouse Therapies are eligible to receive a 25% discount

Location: 40 Parkgate Road, Chester CH1 4AJ

Places:  Min 6, max 9

Approximate time:  10am – 4.30pm   

Award: 

PAYGT Certificate of Achievement (8-CPD points), approved by the International Guild of Complementary Therapists (IGCP)  

Pre-requisite 

You must hold a Level 3 nationally recognised qualification in Sports Massage Therapy or equivalent. Those with other therapeutic qualifications will be considered, please contact PAYGT for additional information. 

This course has been approved by the International Guild of Complementary Practitioners (IGCT), and upon completion you can obtain insurance for it use. 

The workshop is intended for those who wish to include compressive stretching into their treatment regime. Upon completion you will be able to choose the appropriate tool to treat a range of dysfunctional conditions in an attempt to Induces a local inflammatory response, encourages the release of myofascial restrictions (adhesions), break down scar tissue, stimulates the regeneration of collagen, assist the remodelling of connective tissue, Improve vascular and lymphatic flow, ROM and reduce pain.  

Tools used include, Handlebar, Bevelled, Round, Hook, Concave and Convex 

Assessment 

  • Continual assessment throughout the day using a case study approach 
  • Short multi-choice paper (12 questions)