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.


Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization decreases pain intensity and fatigue perception after long-distance ironman triathlon
Physical Therapy in Sport

Background: The aim of this study was to compare pain intensity, fatigue perception and pain threshold between manual therapy group (MTG), Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization group (IASMTG) and no intervention group (CG) on the recovery of triathlon athletes who finished long-distance ironman triathlon.

Effect of soft tissue mobilization techniques on adhesion-related pain and function in the abdomen: A systematic review
Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies

Objective: to systematically review the effects of soft tissue mobilization (STM) on both surgical and non-surgical abdominal adhesion-related symptoms.

Body awareness — when to power through or stop for pain

Body awareness — when to power through or stop for pain
Técnica Gavilán

For any athlete, aches and pains come as part of the price for skill and achievement. Training helps your body prepare for the best possible performance, but there will still be times when you’ll need to power through exhaustion and other physical signs that you’re pushing your limits.


Meet the MT Who Helped the U.S. Women's Hockey Team Win Olympic Gold
Massage Mag

The types of injuries the hockey players commonly present with include bruises, contusions and chronic overuse injuries of the upper body; tension in the traps and neck, hamstrings and groin area; and acute, traumatic injuries like strains or sprains suffered during a game, Chee said.

Treatment of axillary web syndrome using instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization and thoracic manipulation for associated thoracic rotation dysfunction
Physiotherapy Theory and Practice

There is a paucity of research that investigates physical therapy management for patients with axillary web syndrome (AWS) and thoracic rotation dysfunction. The purpose of this case report is to describe the management of a patient with AWS and thoracic rotation dysfunction using an impairment-based approach that includes instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM), thoracic manipulation, and stretching.

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