Astym® treatment is a therapy that regenerates healthy soft tissue (muscles, tendons, etc.) and eliminates or reduces scar tissue that may be causing pain or loss of motion. This treatment is frequently prescribed for athletes, “weekend warriors,” post-surgical patients and chronic sufferers. Astym® is only performed by a licensed, certified clinician.
Astym® is a safe, highly effective treatment that often works when other treatments have failed. One advantage is that it targets the cause of the problem rather than simply relieving symptoms. It is one of the most researched and effective therapy treatments available and is very beneficial when treating the following:
Astym® treatments address both scar tissue and degenerative muscle tissue. The body’s soft tissues degenerate when inadequate healing has occurred.
Over time, degenerated tissues become weak and prone to injury. Degeneration can be caused by many factors including age, intense use, improper movement, weakened muscles putting stress on other tissues, etc.
Scarring can happen inside the body around joints, muscles, tendons and/or ligaments. The body naturally scars in response to irritation, overuse, injury, sprains/strains or surgery. The fibrous, strong scar tissue is meant to reinforce an area but, often ends up restricting movement and causing pain.
By addressing and eliminating the cause(s) of the problem, your symptoms should resolve.
Covenant Therapy Centers accept most insurance and managed care plans. For questions or information about the clinic nearest you call (865) 541-4500.