Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation (IASTM) - 1 day


This one day course will teach you how to effectively utilise Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation (IASTM)using the Arco tools to provide a therapeutic benefit to clients. You will learn how to integrate the Arco tools into your treatments while also integrating techniques you perform on a daily basis.

Our hands-on courses are carried out in small groups.


This course will cover

    Introduction to IASTM

    How IASTM works

    Mechanical & Neurophysiological Effects

    Contraindications to IASTM

    How to use the arco tools incl. tool hygiene

    Discussion on current IASTM research


Treatment areas using arco




    Upper and Lower Extremities

    Scar Tissue / Adhesions

    Active and passive techniques

Suitable for Osteopaths, Remedial / Sports Massage Therapists (must be Level 4), Physiotherapists and Chiropractors.


Dates: TBC

Location: Edinburgh Academy Junior School


Cost: £375 (includes 2 Arco tools and carry case)