United States Patent Granted to Técnica Gavilán

United States Patent Granted to Técnica Gavilán

Técnica Gavilán is pleased to announce that the Ala, Pico, and the Garra instruments have been patented.


How ISTM Helps Smartphone Users Correct Neck Damage
Técnica Gavilán

We all spend a lot of time on our cell phones, but we may not stop to think about what it’s doing to our bodies. It you or your children are prone to getting caught up in news, games, or internet searching, your head is constantly dropping forward at an unfortunate angle. Learn more about what text neck is, what it can do, and how Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (ISTM) may be able to help.

Tech Neck and Hunch Back: 5 Soft-Tissue Approaches to Technology-Induced Dysfunction
Massage Magazie

We scroll, swipe, text, tweet, blog, vlog, type, Tube, shop, pin, binge, navigate, pay our bills, and run our businesses—all in the palms of our hands. Hands that are attached to our internally rotated and rounded shoulders, tight pecs, a kyphotic spine and forward-jutting head that comes around corners before we do, because … technology. Hunching over our laptops, pads and cell phones has us losing sleep due to aching muscles, experiencing...

Mobility Tools Add Value to Your Sessions and Ease the Strain on Your Body
Massage Magazine

Foam rollers, bands, mobility balls, cups, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization tools — in our industry, the tool selection is vast and interesting. Tools are available in so many different materials and vary in sizes, technique of application and temperature. It can be difficult to sort out or understand how to try the different possibilities out there, so let’s break down what tools are and how they can work in your practice.


Your New Massage Tool: Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation
Massage Magazine

IASTM is a manual therapy approach to musculoskeletal injuries using tools. IASTM tools can be used to address fascial restrictions as well as areas of the body that exhibit soft tissue fibrosis, chronic inflammation or degeneration. As a rehab tool, IASTM reduces pain and increases range of motion. There are many things to consider when purchasing and using IASTM tools in your practice, including: how the tool feels to you and the client you are working with;...

Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Techniques Improve Hamstring Flexibility Better Than Static Stretching Alone: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy

Tight hamstrings contribute to inefficiency of movement and increased risk for injury. Static stretching is the most common intervention for this problem, but the use of alternatives like instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization is increasing among clinicians.

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