CE for Therapy presently features 7 major providers of IASTM Courses for Physical Therapists on the Provider Directory page. Link to Provider Directory Here are the brief descriptions and links:
Graston Technique® therapy Link to Graston is a unique, evidence-based form of instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) that enables clinicians to effectively address scar tissue, fascial restrictions and range of motion through comprehensive training, resulting in improved patient outcomes. The purpose of this basic training is to introduce students and clinicians to GT therapy, its clinical applications, physiological effects/benefits, and potential contraindication. Graston Technique M1-Basic Training is currently FSBPT/ProCert approved.
Rehab Education offers Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM): Comprehensive Skills Course. Link to IASTM Course This course covers the theory and intervention strategies for identifying and treating soft tissue restrictions utilizing Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) techniques. This comprehensive case-study-based course uses a lab-focused teaching format, covering the upper quarter for the first half, and the lower quarter for the second half. In addition to instruction in basic treatment techniques, this course includes the utilization of motion with IASTM and the use of IASTM over nerves and nerve beds.
HawkGrips, Link to HawkGrips based near Philadelphia, PA, is a leader in soft tissue therapy instruments and continuing education for physical therapists. They design and sell precision-engineered instruments utilized for Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM), a technique intended to detect and release adhesions found in soft tissue. HawkGrips offers Live and Online continuing education courses for physical therapists on IASTM. Developed by some of the best clinicians in their fields, these courses allow practitioners to earn CEU credits while improving their practice.
Smart Tools Link to SmartTools offers Certification Courses that lay the foundation for how to properly use the SMART Tools most effectively with respect to movement. The tools were made specifically for evidence based protocols to produce superior patient outcomes compared to other Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization techniques.
Southeast Sports Seminars Link to SESports offers
FAKTR technique (Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehabilitation), which incorporates the latest research and evidence-based soft-tissue techniques into a comprehensive rehabilitation system to treat common musculoskeletal disorders and complicated injuries. The concept incorporates Various manual and instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization techniques (IASTM), Cupping, Joint Compression Flossing, Visual queuing of proprioceptive movement, Active rehabilitation with therapeutic exercise, Functional movement training, and BioMechanical Taping.
RockTape Link to RockTape offers FMT Blades IASTM Certification, The program reviews screening dysfunctional movement patterns and utilizing soft tissue tools to improve patient treatment with IASTM. The anatomy, physiology and most importantly the neurology of myofascial soft tissue work is covered, along with supporting research. IASTM intervention strategies will also be combined with kinesiology taping and corrective exercise techniques to deliver a comprehensive approach to patient care.
Pinnacle Training Consulting Systems offers Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation Home Study Course For PTs & PTAs. The course comes with a 150 page comprehensive course manual that has over 240 references is divided into twelve distinct and separate chapters. The course is filled with over 100+ illustrations and graphics to enhance the learning experience,and the student will have access to over 20 videos that compliment and review each of the twelve chapters of the course. Approved for 12 CEUs from FSBPT. The course material nicely compliments the two-day live seminar on IASTM also offered by Pinnacle Training Consulting Systems. Link to Course
CE For Therapy was launched June, 2017, and is scanning for new IASTM Courses continuously, so the page on the website is always as up-to-date as possible. If you are aware of any additional Providers of Physical Therapy IASTM Courses that you think should be included, please contact us.