Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) is a popular treatment for myofascial restriction.
Some pain is expected but can be reduced by reducing the pressure, communication with your physiotherapist is crucial
You might experience heat and redness or the treated area
There might be some bruise the day after the treatment
Increased blood flow
Improved range of motion
Stimulation of new and better quality collagen
Speeding up recovery time.