The soft tissue mobilization is done to ease muscle tension and it can also help to address joint dysfunction that tends to return. Using the soft tissue mobilization treatment, it is possible to break up the inelastic or fibrous muscle tissues that are known as myofascial adhesions. These may include scar tissue from a back injury or even other kinds of muscle tensions and trouble to move tissue fluids. A physiotherapist along with occupational therapists, physical therapists, massage therapists, osteopathic doctors and also chiropractors get this process done. After doing the scan, your expert will provide relevant treatment measures that also include ergonomically designed tools like the instrument-assisted soft-tissue mobilization.
Treatment duration depends on the problem. For example, tennis elbow treatment sessions may range from 30 to 40 minutes. Initially the sessions could be twice a week and then reduced. But for more complicated issues, the duration and the intensity of the treatment could be increased.
You will notice a drastic change in your myofascial adhesions post this treatment. There will be a drastic improvement in the overall muscle movement. You would also note that there is improved flexibility and less of stiffness in this area. Also problems like pain and swelling that is there in the muscles and the bones around it, will be gone. It is quite helpful in treating lengthy or serious kinds of inflammation and injuries too.