What is Astym?

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Maria is the only Astym certified practitioner in Jackson

Astym (A’-stim) stands for “a stimulation” of the body’s healing response, which results in the remodeling/resorption of scar tissue and the regeneration of degenerated tendons. The approach is a non-invasive therapy that works fast and consistently…no medications, no needles, no surgery.

The Astym process is specific and has proven effective through documented, consistent, desirable outcomes – results physicians and patients have come to expect and trust. Developed by a research team of physicians, physical therapists, and scientists, this protocol-driven system yields long-term results with short-term therapy, even when other treatments have failed. Only Astym-certified clinicians may perform the Astym treatment.

Commonly Treated Conditions

The following are some of the many diagnoses that demonstrate excellent clinical results when treated with the Astym system:

  • Achilles tendinopathy
  • Ankle sprain
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • DeQuervain’s tenosynovitis
  • Golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylosis)
  • Groin sprain/strain
  • Hamstring strain
  • Impingement/tendinopathy of the rotator cuff
  • IT band syndrome
  • Joint contractures
  • Jumper’s knee (patellar tendinopathy)
  • Overuse injuries
  • Pain or loss of motion following surgery or trauma
  • Plantar fasciopathy/heel spurs
  • Scar tissue/adhesions
  • Shin splints
  • Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylosis)
  • Thumb/finger sprain
  • Wrist sprain

Please click on the links below fore more information

Why Astym Treatment?

What’s the Treatment Like?

Watch a Video of the Astym Process

View the Research and Outcomes

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