Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation (IASTM) Part 1 - 6 Hours (LIVE CE WEBINAR 🎥)




Part -1  Live Webinar / Live Virtual Seminar: Available Dates

May 8th, 2021
June 5th, 2021


Course Description: These dynamic, interactive and hands-on session will cover the foundation of myofascial release (MFR) for upper and lower body, foundation of instrument assisted soft tissue manipulation (IASTM) and IASTM techniques for the upper and lower body and more!

IASTM – Part 1 (Hour-by-Hour Breakdown)

8:30 – 9:00 am: Foundation, History and Research of IASTM

9:00 – 9:30 am: Principles/Benefits/Physiologic Effect/Tools

9:30 – 10:00 am: Foundational Strokes part 1

10:00 – 10:15 am : BREAK

10:15 – 12:00 pm:  Foundational Strokes part 2

12:00 – 1:00pm: LUNCH

1:00 – 1:30 pm: Fascia, fascial chain and fascial slings

1:30 – 3:00 pm: Foundation of MFR/Techniques for Neck/Shoulder and Lumbar areas

3:00 – 4:00 pm: Common dysfunctions of cervical, shoulder, lumbar

4:00 – 5:15 pm: Assessment/Demo/IASTM Lab for cervical shoulder and lumbar regions

Test/Quiz: Separate Link with be provided to do test/quiz at your own convenience.

Evaluation: Evaluation link will be provided by email with the CE credit certificate.  

At the end of completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Differentiate where IASTM originated and understand the foundation principles
  • Apply the latest research with all aspects of IASTM
  • Differentiate the different types of tools available, examine and select the appropriate tool
  • Identify what fascia is and how to assess dysfunction
  • Identify and discuss the precautions and contraindications of IASTM
  • Perform at least 5 MFR techniques to the cervical and shoulder regions
  • Perform at least 5 IASTM techniques to cervical/shoulder


Contact Hours : 6.00 Hours  (AOTA CEUs—0.6) 

NCBTMB: 7 CEUs – Approved Provider. Provider ID: 1000555 (Expires: March 03, 2024)

Instructional Methods :  Live Interactive Webinar (Training + Post-Test)

AOTA Classification Codes:  Category 2 – Occupational Therapy Process: Evaluation; Category 2 – Occupational Therapy Process: Intervention; Category 2 – Occupational Therapy Process: Outcomes). 

Educational Level: Intermediate   

Prerequisites: None

Cost: $180 / Participant

Target Audience: Physical Therapists Physical Therapy Assistants Occupational Therapists Occupational Therapy Assistants

Speaker: Chris Gellert, PT, MMusc & Sportsphysio, MPT, CSCS, C-IASTM, CPC Chris has been a practicing physical therapist for 20 years with a strong clinical background in orthopedics, sports injuries and spinal dysfunctions. He has been a personal trainer for 20 years and an international fitness presenter for 15years. With a desire to pursue the highest level of training, he will be pursuing a Fellowship in Orthopedics and Manual Therapy in 2019.. Chris is pursuing certification in trigger point therapy, becoming a C.O.M.T.(Maitland) manual therapist and, becoming certified in vestibular trained (V.R.T.) .

1 day before the start of your webinar you will receive an email with the following:

  • Instructions to join the live webinar
  • Your course presentation (i.e. copy of the slides to be used during the live webinar)
  • A link to take test/quiz to receive a CE credit.
  • A link to complete an online course evaluation form.


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Course completion: CE certificate will be emailed within 24 hours of test completion.

Electronic Reporting: Within 24 hours (if applicable)

The assignment of American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA or indicate AOTA approval of a certification or other professional recognition. The current term of approval extends from 6/21/2017 through 6/30/2021. Provider ID: 9837.

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May 8th, 2021, June 5th, 2021

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