|Goal||Myofascial release -Improved tissue elasticity|
|Provider||ERGON IASTM certified Physical Therapists||Physical Therapists|
ERGON IASTM Tools|
• General treatment of the anatomical structures of the cervical area, the thorax (back and front) and the shoulder girdle|
• Personalized treatment aiming at localised points of myofascial restrictions with the aim of myofascial release and tissue relaxation.
|Treatment Strokes||ERGON IASTM applications (linear, semi-circular and circular IASTM strokes)||Classical massage strokes (effleurage, petrissage - kneading, friction)|
|Direction (s) and location(s) of treatment interventions applications||
Cranial direction: Suboccipital muscles, anterior deltoid, sternocleidomastoid, scalenes.|
Caudal direction: Cervical extensor and rotator muscles, erector spinae.
Lateral direction (toward the spine): Trapezius, scapular muscles, posterior deltoid, pectoralis major
Lateral direction (away from the spine): Pectoralis major
|Speed of applications||Slow Speed|
|No of intervention sessions/duration.||Treatments sessions/10 min duration|