Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation (IASTM) Online CE/Training

“Teaching The Science Behind The Movement”

Learn New Skill & Earn Continuing Education Credit !

Approvals: FSBPT Pro Cert | State Physical Therapy Board | APTA Chapters | NCTMB

Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation IASTMInstrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation (IASTM) – 12 Hours
Includes: A 144 Page PDF Course Manual + 12 Videos 
Brochure: Click Here | 100+ Illustrations and Graphics
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Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation (IASTM): Approved for Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, and Licensed Massage Therapists (4 CEUs – Approved Provider # 1119 By The NCTMB through Pinnacle Training & Consulting Systems).

This Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation (IASTM) course was designed to be systematic, evidenced-based and most importantly, have direct application that can be used immediately with your patients. A 144 page comprehensive CEU course/training manual divided into 12 distinct chapters. The course is filled with over 100+ illustrations and graphics to enhance the learning experience. The participant will have access to over 12 videos that compliment and review each of the 12 chapters of the home study course. 

Course Outline (144 Page Home Study Material in PDF + 12 Videos):
Chapter 1: Foundation and why behind of IASTM
Chapter 2: Research and effectiveness of IASTM
Chapter 3: Principles and benefits of IASTM
Chapter 4: Physiologic and neurophysiologic responses of IASTM
Chapter 5: Type of tools available
Chapter 6: Type of strokes, application and use
Chapter 7: Indications, precautions and contraindications with IASTM
Chapter 8: Fascia, fascial chain and the fascial slings
Chapter 9: Trigger points and adaptive shortening
Chapter 10: Clinical Patterns of Movement Dysfunctions and using IASTM
Chapter 11: IASTM techniques for upper body (cervical, shoulder, thoracic and elbow)
Chapter 12: IASTM techniques for lower body (lumbar, hip, knee and ankle regions)
Videos: Separate Video Provided for Each Chapter (Over 12 Videos)
Exam / Quiz – 25 MCQs (Passing Score Required: 70% or better)

Video Demo

Why use IASTM?

  • Significantly increases range of motion (ROM)
  • Decreases peripheral resistance whereby increasing tissue temperature
  • Decreases pain
  • Increases microcirculation
  • Increases tissue perfusion and alters micro vascular morphology in the vicinity of healing knee ligaments
  • Accelerates tissue and ligament healing
  • Reduces the compression forces on the clinicians hands, especially the DIP joint
Course Author: Chris Gellert, PT, MMusc & Sportsphysio, MPT, CSCS, C-IASTM
Chris has been a practicing physical therapist for 18 years, uniquely is also a personal trainer with over 20 years experience and has taught seminars, courses and at conferences to personal trainers, massage therapists, physical therapy assistants and physical therapists for the past 15 years. He has developed over 15 home study courses, 5 live seminars and webinars teaching the foundation science, functional assessments and application science on human movement. His expertise is in orthopedics, particularly the spine, but has a insatiable desire teaching allied health professionals and fitness professionals on human movement, post rehabilitation training and related topics. Chris will be pursuing a Fellowship in Orthopedics and Manual Therapy as well as an advanced Doctorate of Science (DSc) in the near future.

Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation (IASTM) Course Approvals:

FSBPT Procert Certified Activity (Approved for 12 CEUs through Pinnacle Training & Consulting Systems, LLC) – Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming. 

Approved By (through Biologix Solutions LLC): Physical Therapy Board of California (Approval Agency), Florida Board of Physical Therapy (CEBroker 50-20979 – Course # 20-629999), Illinois Department of Financial & Professionals Regulations (IDFPR- 216.000304), New York State Education Department (NYSED) – Board of Physical Therapy, New Mexico Board of Physical Therapy, South Carolina Board Of Physical Therapy, Tennessee Board Of Physical Therapy, and Texas Physical Therapy Association (2101042TX) – This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider 2101042TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas.

Massage Therapists: Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation For Licensed Massage Therapists is approved for 4 CEUs – Approved Provider # 1119 By The NCTMB through Pinnacle Training & Consulting Systems, LLC.