As a new therapist, I am constantly challenging myself, learning new techniques, and expanding my approach to health care. My latest focus is a technique that many Physiotherapists already use in their practice. A form of soft tissue release using a specialized tool that acts as a sort of “iron” to remove adhesions and restrictions. It is based on a Traditional Chinese Medicine technique called Gua Sha, but today’s variation uses commonly known restriction patterns and a much gentler releasing technique to achieve dramatic changes in a person’s tissues.
Email me if you have any questions about IASTM or if you would like to find out how this technique can help YOU!
Colin Baird is the owner and principal RMT at Local Fix Toronto.