Hip Assessment and Treatment with IASTM

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IASTM stands for Instument Aided Soft Tissue Manipulation, in this short video, Master Instructor Ricki Porter RMT uses quick assessment and treatment of the hip with IASTM.

This video is filmed live in our Moncton, New Bruinswick course in 2019.

Our goal at the M2T-Blade is to provide premier international education to practitioners, doctors and trainers.

IASTM and Cupping Certification Courses This Past Weekend in Moncton and Toronto

IASTM and Cupping Certification Courses This Past Weekend in Moncton and Toronto

{Click Image For Full Video} - Ricki Porter Teaching Assessment and Treatment with M2T-Blade

{Click Image For Full Video} - Ricki Porter Teaching Assessment and Treatment with M2T-Blade

This past weekend our team ran simultaneous courses in Moncton and Toronto

We had full packed courses for each with trainers, therapist, doctors and students.

if you would like to learn more about our courses, programs, and products please email us at education@m2tblade.com

5 Key Points Using IASTM with the M2T-Blade

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A knife can be both dangerous and life saving depending on who is yielding it. Practitioners utilizing soft tissue instruments in their practice can cause further tissue damage or prevent tissue healing and break down scar tissue depending on the manner in which the instruments are utilized, and is proper assessment is carried out prior to any treatment.

From online blogs, forums, and to research of soft tissue instruments are perceived as being the full treatment, and the other components such as proper assessment, exercise, and manual therapy of helping your patients get better is rarely discussed.

Our tool is a tool, we designed it to be efficient and cutting edge, but without proper assessment, application and exercise prescription, it is just a tool.

The M2T-Blade team recently sat down over lunch and started to discuss some of the fallacies and misconceptions that practitioners have while using Soft Tissue Instruments.

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1. Treatment with Soft Tissue Instruments Shouldn't Cause Extreme Bruising And Irritated Skin

Microtrauma does occur to start the healing process and is expected to produce a very reddened and warm reaction. Any bruising

should be minimal at best. Significant amounts of bruising would indicate a clinician using too much pressure as well as probably treating beyond the area of restriction.

Using any Soft Tissue Instrument is not about being so aggressive that you leave large purple marks and essentially produce superficial capillary hemorrhage.  Some redness and petechia is OK, but the over aggressive black and blue is not needed for desired treatment outcome.

2. Instruments Don't Replace Your Hands

As a manual practitioner, your hands are your greatest assets and no technique or device can ever replace them. Soft Tissue Tools will only enhance and add as an aid for assessment.

Always palpate first, then use Instrument.

3. You Don't Need Extreme Force While Using Instruments

It's not about using a lot of force or that it must cause pain to be working. Deep Tissue work isn't about the amount of pressure used or in causing pain.

4. Soft Tissue Instruments are just tools, and not a treatment program

Manual Therapy across all professions is putting your hands on the patient and manipulating tissue. Through your hands you can feel tissue density,

Tools are simply extensions of your hands. They can identify different dysfunctions, locate adhesions, and apply a different force then your hands.

5. Patients can be active and play sports after receiving treatment using soft tissue instruments.

Given that the technique using soft tissue instruments was performed appropriately, patients should be able to go about their

normal activities including sports and work. There may be some associated discomfort but

it should not be limiting

Why Do Practitioners Wear Gloves When Performing #IASTM?

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Do You Wear Gloves?

Nitrile Treatment Gloves

Why do practitioners of IASTM wear blue treatment gloves?

IASTM aka “Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization,” is a manual therapy approach to musculoskeletal injuries using specifically designed tools such as the M2T-Blade

The M2T-Blade is an all-in-one treatment tool use to detect and treat muscle pain and myofascial adhesions.

Our goal at the M2T-Blade is to provide world class education and knowledge and provide support to our registrants, practitioners, and customers.

One questions we always receive is about the validity and purpose of wearing gloves during an IASTM Treatment.

Here is our response:

4 Benefits to wearing nitrile gloves while performing IASTM

1) Facsial Tactile Feedback

With M2T-Blade - we always suggest to have one hand engaged with patient {free hand} and other hand on the tool to help with passive motion while performing IASTM Technique. Wearing gloves will allow free hand to engage fascia.

2) Grip Of Tool

Using cremes can be messy and slippery. Wearing gloves will allow better hold on the tool without slipping.

3) Cleanliness

4) Transfer between modalities and techniques

With the M2T-Blade, it is not a be all, end all. We suggest to incorporate other modalities like taping, cupping and Active Release. With using a tool and creme it may be tricker to transfer from modalities as hands will be full of lotion. Using gloves allow you to do multiple modalities with greater outcome.

Want to purchase Nitrile Gloves - get them on our shop: https://kinsiology-tape.myshopify.com/products/nitrile-iastm-treatment-gloves-single-use

M2T blade breaks down fibrous tissue, knotted muscles and scar tissue. This is a very safe and effective technique. Adhesions, fibrous tissue within the soft tissue which may have developed due to repetitive strain, immobilization, are broken down with IASTM to allow restoration of function.

Learn IASTM in Singapore - June 8th and 9th, 2019

Join M2T-Blade in Singapore: June 8th and 9th, 2019

Join M2T-Blade in Singapore: June 8th and 9th, 2019

M2T-Blade {IASTM Treatment}

Vigor Tape - Kinesiology Taping

MobilityPODS - Functional Chinese Cupping 

Featuring: M2T-Blade Level 1 Certification, Vigor Kinetic Tape Certification, and the highly anticipated MobiltyPODS - Functional Chinese Cupping. 


3 International Certifications, 2 Intensive Days, 1 Better You!


Our world is based on movement, progression, and learning. Since being a child, our goal is to move, learn and grow. As adults, to have a healthy and happy lifestyle our goal is to keep that mobility intake and greatly improve it. With this two-day intensive course you will learn the exact process from assessment, treatment, and applying a corrective care program to help your clients become successful and live a better life while moving better!

Want to see the results of the 10,000+ practitioners from around the world? Simply go to instagram and lookup the hashtag #m2tblade - here you will see the results from registrants like yourself learning the fundamentals and our core values to help your clients move better and live an extraordinary life they deserve to live


In this two-day intensive course, we have brought you 3 highly anticipated certifications which include M2T-Blade, Vigor Kinetic Tape, and MobilityPODS 

Highlights of this certification:

- Functional Assessment and fascial line patterns

- M2T-Blade Assessment and Treatment

- Kinesiology Tape Applications

- Functional Chinese Cupping with NobilityPODS

- Corrective Care Application and treatment integration

IASTM with M2T-Blade and Ms. Singapore - Tyen Rasif

Master Instructor Rella treating Tyen Rasif

Master Instructor Rella treating Tyen Rasif

Watch Full Video Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0LyTyuAEEo&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR05L4YV3gqj8HPSNXbipnX_IZ6E4m9_EXef-4JH9yEFMk3pODP-XiRfEVc

What is the M2T-Blade?

nstrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization tools help health care practitioners like Chiropractors and Massage Therapists locate and break up scar tissue and adhesions in your soft tissue (or fascia). There are many tools available on the market. The most commonly known one is Graston. Melissa Doldron, one of the registered massage therapists at Rebalance Sports Medicine, uses the stainless steel M2T-Blade. This is one tool with 8 unique treatment edges (versus multiple tools used in Graston) and can treat any area of restriction on the body.

When soft tissue is not stretched enough (or sufficiently), or after an injury, it can become sticky and adhere to the surrounding muscles causing pain and soreness while also restricting movement and flexibility. Various massage treatment techniques help break up the tissue to promote proper regeneration and repair, but for cases of chronic scar tissue and adhesions using the M2T-Blade tool can help get effective results easier and save the therapist’s hands some excessive work. Using a tool focuses the force through a precise area, making the technique more specific than your finger and with less friction.

Combined with corrective mobility exercises and stretches to help strengthen the tissue that is being worked on, M2T is an effective tool for massage therapists to add to their arsenal and can benefit many clients.

Common Issues M2T Can Treat

  • Achilles, IT Band, Hip Flexor, Hamstring issues

  • Tennis/Golfer’s Elbow

  • Carpal Tunnel

  • Rotator Cuff tendinosis

  • Plantar Fasciitis

  • Scar Tissue

  • Shin Splints

Learn #IASTM with Master Instructor Ricki Porter RMT in Moncton - Approved CEU by CMTNB

Learn IASTM & Kinesiology Taping in Moncton, NB

May 25-26, 2019

Instructor: Ricki Porter, RMT R3 Moncton

 

This is a 2 day Certification course that will teach practitioners a functional approach to IASTM featuring the M2T-Blade. This course is open to Health Care Practitioners such as Physical Therapist, Fitness Trainers, Chiropractor, Massage Therapist and Sports Therapist.

The M2T- Blade is the cornerstone of our entire course system, but in conjunction our course aim’s to teach a more well rounded way of treating patients.

Teaching proper use of the M2T is vital, but our course also includes functional assessment and muscle testing to implement prior to treatment, as well as corrective exercises to implement with the patient post M2T treatment.

We do this because we believe that the best way to solve many issues is to not only treat and affect the areas with a ‘hands on’ approach, but we then allow the patients to activate the faulty tissues and take them through the newfound range of motion.

Using both functional and muscle testing prior to treatment allows us to check then recheck to see if the protocol we attempted made a positive change.

Ricki Porter RMT - Moncton, NB

Ricki Porter RMT - Moncton, NB

About Ricki Porter RMT

Ricki is a Master M2T-Blade Instructor - graduated from Eastern College in Fredericton, NB, Ricki runs a practice in Moncton Called R3 Rehab

Approved CEU By CMTNB - 2019

Approved CEU By CMTNB - 2019


Want to attend or learn more? Click the link below

MobilityPODS - Chinese Cupping on Orlando

MobilityPODS. - Functional Cupping Course - Orlando, Florida 

We are taking an Ancient Chinese Technique  - and adding a functional spin to our sports medicine approach to Mobility Cupping with MobilityPODS. Push, Pull, and Unlock Myofascial Adhesions while strengthening muscles and movement with this unique concept to Chinese Cupping.

Education powered by M2T-Blade, Cups by Rapha Health Cups

Cupping is a type of alternative therapy that originated in China. It involves placing cups on the skin to create suction. The suction may facilitate healing with blood flow.

We use Chinese Cupping with functional movement and exercise to help clients get out of pain, move better, and live a better life!

With MobilityPODS 1 Day Certification Course, practitioners and trainers will learn: 

- History of Cupping

- Functional Assessment & Screening

- Treatment using cups

- Functional Movement & Exercise while applying cups

 

How can cupping help my clients?

The suction and negative pressure provided by cupping can loosen muscles, encourage blood flow, and sedate the nervous system (which makes it an excellent treatment for high blood pressure). 

With our functional approach to assessment and muscle testing, practitioners can apply our silicone MobilityPODS to muscles and muscle that are causing restriction and impede performance and blood flow. 

More About The PODS:

Cost: $160  Per 16 POD Set or $120 with Course {save $40 with course!}

Size:

Medical Grade Silicone 

16 Silicone Pods with Diameter of 6.5cm

Re-usable and easy to clean

 

Course 

-  10 - Hours

- 80% Practical, 20% Theory

- Small Group Size - 20 Participants

Open to Massage Therapist, Chiropractors, Physical Therapist, Personal Trainers, Students. 

 Location: Holiday Inn, Celebration, Florida

MobilityPODS Are Here - Learn The Functional Approach To Chinese Cupping

MobilityPODS. - Functional Cupping

*Free Shippng

We are taking an Ancient Chinese Technique  - and adding a functional spin to our sports medicine approach to Mobility Cupping with MobilityPODS. Push, Pull, and Unlock Myofascial Adhesions while strengthening muscles and movement with this unique concept to Chinese Cupping.

Education powered by M2T-Blade, Cups by Rapha Health Cups

Cupping is a type of alternative therapy that originated in China. It involves placing cups on the skin to create suction. The suction may facilitate healing with blood flow.

We use Chinese Cupping with functional movement and exercise to help clients get out of pain, move better, and live a better life! 

How can cupping help my clients?

The suction and negative pressure provided by cupping can loosen muscles, encourage blood flow, and sedate the nervous system (which makes it an excellent treatment for high blood pressure). 

With our functional approach to assessment and muscle testing, practitioners can apply our silicone MobilityPODS to muscles and muscle that are causing restriction and impede performance and blood flow. 

More About The PODS:

Click Here:

Unlock Frozen Shoulder with M2T-Blade: Webinar Replay

Learn About IASTM & Frozen Shoulder with M2T-Blade - Assessment - Treatment - Corrective Care More Information: support@m2tblade.com Get 20% Off Custom Tool Here: https://kinsiology-tape.myshopify.com/products/webinar-registration-get-20-off-custom-blade-with-free-shipping

Unlock Frozen Shoulder with M2T-Blade

Get 20% Off Custom IASTM Tool ——-> https://kinsiology-tape.myshopify.com/products/webinar-registration-get-20-off-custom-blade-with-free-shipping

We want to hear from you! Email our support team at support@m2tblade.com

M2T-Blade Online Training for Middle East Customers

To Register for this webinar: https://m2tblade.clickmeeting.com/m2t-blade-online-course-presented-by-dr-mohamed-mohsen-distributor

Welcome! - To Our Complimentary Online Training for Dr. Mohsen, Middle East Distributor M2TBlade.com

Thank-you for being a part of the M2T-Blade Family in the Middle East. The M2T-Blade Company along side Dr. Mohsen, Distributor are proud to offer a complimentary online workshop for customers and practitioners for the M2T-Blade. 

This is a great learning experience to learn the foundations of IASTM along side the M2T-Blade. Participants must pre-register for this event. 

You will learn: 

SCHEDULE - What you will learn: 

- Theory Of IASTM

- About the M2T-Blade and Application

- Foundational Treatment Concepts of IASTM

- Application of M2T-Blade into your practice

- Conditions and Contraindications 

- Post IASTM Treatment with the M2T-Blade

To Register for this webinar: https://m2tblade.clickmeeting.com/m2t-blade-online-course-presented-by-dr-mohamed-mohsen-distributor


if you would like to purchase the M2T-Blade, please visit: https://www.m2tblade.com/middle-east/

Frozen Shoulder Webinar: January 15th and 17th, 2018

Frozen Shoulder Webinar: January 15th and 17th, 2018

The Frozen Shoulder specialty course by M2T-Blade is a unique protocol system designed using scientific proven IASTM techniques and advanced assessments protocols to determine a proper treatment program for patients experiencing frozen shoulder. 

Practitioners and Trainers that are certified under this program are equipped with the knowledge and expertise to properly assess and implement exercise and IASTM techniques with the M2T-Blade to help improve the outcomes. 

In this 30 minute webinar, our M2T-Blade certified staff will teach participants the techniques of IASTM to help improve the treatment outcomes of Frozen Shoulder.

By registering for this webinar, you will learn: 

- Theory of IASTM
- What is Frozen Shoulder
- Treatment Techniques
- Exercise

Inside to our Frozen Shoulder Program: 

Inside Frozen Shoulder Course: https://www.facebook.com/m2tbladeasia/videos/frozen-shoulder-specialty-course/1062098833950245/

January 15th @ 730 EST - https://m2tblade.clickmeeting.com/unlocking-frozen-shoulder-with-m2t-blade-iastm-treatment-2/register?_ga=2.155781691.1427386161.1547174209-1085349984.1547174209&_gac=1.249663092.1547174210.CjwKCAiA99vhBRBnEiwAwpk-uI7-oe1IbVOnRBmLQs20IHYvHLOb5qxGuE6-54HMd2eyg0YTgtInMxoCP8oQAvD_BwE

January 17th @ 9am EST - https://m2tblade.clickmeeting.com/unlocking-frozen-shoulder-with-m2t-blade-iastm-treatment-3/register?_ga=2.215026583.1427386161.1547174209-1085349984.1547174209&_gac=1.128624126.1547174210.CjwKCAiA99vhBRBnEiwAwpk-uI7-oe1IbVOnRBmLQs20IHYvHLOb5qxGuE6-54HMd2eyg0YTgtInMxoCP8oQAvD_BwE

Hope to see you in one of our webinars!

Customize Your IASTM Tool and Save On Your Shiping

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Personalize Your IASTM Tool & Receive Free Shipping!

M2T-Blade: Custom Logo & Color

Do you want your IASTM instrument to have your clinic/brand colours and logo?

M2T-Blade is the only company that allows for colour selection and logo engraving on each of our tools so practitioners can show off their unique branding and colour style!

All custom orders are Surgical Grade Stainless Steel with a choice of colour and custom logo and engraving of your clinic name and website.

How does it work?

Once we receive your custom order, you will receive an email from our team for your colour and logo, we will send a mock-

Note: Customization takes 3-4 weeks to reach you.

Please note. Once order placed, we will send an email for your logo and further engraving requirements. Please make sure the logo image is high resolution jpeg.

More about the M2T-Blade:

Enhance Your Practice and Get Better Results With Your Patients By Using Soft Tissue Instruments..

Here’s a breakdown of why the M2T-Blade Tool Is Leading Soft Tissue Industry...

The Only Double Beveled (35° and 55°) Tool With Easy Grip Handle On The Market! 
8 Distinct Treatment Points with A Total Of 14 Edges All In 1 Tool! 
Designed For Both Left and Right Handed Practitioners 
Competitors Tools Can Cost $995-$2,095 
For Our Course 
100% Surgical Grade Stainless Steel. 
Practitioners Can Find And Easily Treat Scar Tissue And Adhesions!

GET YOUR CUSTOM TOOL HERE!

Foundations & Advanced Concepts of IASTM with M2T-Blade - Webinar

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Foundations & Advanced Concepts of IASTM with M2T-Blade - Webinar

Date: September 27th at 9;00am: EST

Registration: Free

To Register: https://m2t-blade.webinarninja.com/webinars/56571/register

Foundations & Advanced Concepts of IASTM with M2T-Blade - Webinar

More about this education webinar

The M2T-Blade is a leader in IASTM education and manufacturing for Physical Therapist, Fitness Trainers, Massage Therapist, and Chiropractors.

In this 1 hour webinar, registrants will explore:

  • Foundation and Function of IASTM

  • How IASTM will improve your treatment and training outcomes

  • Applications into clinical settings

  • Science of IASTM

  • M2T-Blade

This webinar is open to 50 registrants, register early to secure your spot: https://m2t-blade.webinarninja.com/webinars/56571/register

Questions? Email our support team today at support@m2tblade.com

Nu Cares Education Manages CE Courses and Distribution in Asia and North America

Press Release

 

M2TBlade.com

Nu Cares Education & Training Academy

 

 

Press Release

 

Operations & Management of M2TBlade Products & Education

Date: August 8th, 2018

Released By: Lyneth Pansensoy COO & Director

 

 

For Immediate Release

 

It is for our great pleasure as of May 1st, 2018 Nu Cares Education & Training Academy will manage operations, customer relations and product fulfillment for M2TBlade.com products, services, and education.

 

Statement from Nu Cares President and COO of M2TBlade.com

 

“We are extremely excited and humbled to be fulfilling operations and education for M2TBlade.com. The M2T-Blade is the leading IASTM products and education series and our goal is to create the M2T-Blade as the IASTM Leader worldwide” – Lyneth Pansensoy COO

 

Objectives for Operations and M2TBlade.com

 

1)    Provide improved customer experience and online education platform

2)    Improve Customer Relations and Shipping times

3)    Introduce new products and education workshops

4)    Pioneer new research for IASTM and Movement Therapy

5)    Enhance ordering process of our Custom IASTM Tools

 

While continuing to improve our products and services, we are continually committed to the  growth of our Live Education and Certification Series. The M2T-Blade team currently provides live certification courses in 22 countries and were recently the first to introduce Live Education Workshops in Moscow, Russia and have are committed to running 120 workshops per year, across 22 countries and growing into 5 new markets within 2018.

 

In 2018, we are also happy to announce our new Custom IASTM Instrument. This is the first and only Surgical Grade Stainless Steel Instrument that may be modified in 6 different colours and be engraved with any logo, name and website for further clinic or fitness facility branding.

 

We have also launched our new specialty courses which include Frozen Shoulder, Stroke Rehab with IASTM, and Sports Performance Certifications. The feedback from our registrants in our specialty courses has been tremendous and we look forward to release new IASTM Products and Educational Opportunities.  

 

Our team looks forward to continually growing and helping Doctors, Practitioners, Therapist, and Trainers worldwide improving their treatment

 

For any further information pertaining to this release, please contact Lyneth Pansensoy at lyneth@m2tblade.com

 

 

 

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M2T-Blade Published Research: Short term effects of instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization on pain and activities of daily living in subjects with patellofemoral joint osteoarthritis

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M2T-Blade Published Research: Short term effects of instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization on pain and activities of daily living in subjects with patellofemoral joint osteoarthritis

In November 2017, a research paper was published from KLE University on the short term effects of IASTM with the M2T-Blade on Osteoarthritis. 

Our major goal at the M2T-Blade is to provide a higher quality education and a better product so that practitioners and trainers can provide a higher quality of treatment to their clients. 

More about the research paper:

Aim: To study the effectiveness of Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization using M2T blade in Osteoarthritis of Patello-Femoral joint to reduce pain and improve Activities of daily living.

Objectives: To compare the effectiveness of M2T blade and conventional physiotherapy with Conventional physiotherapy alone on pain and activities of daily living in subjects with patellofemoral joint osteoarthritis.

Method: A Randomized controlled trial, 34 Patellofemoral osteoarthritis subjects were, divided in 2 groups. All the subjects were evaluated for Pain, Physical functioning of joints and the range of motion and outcome measures such as VAS, WOMAC and ROM which were noted on Day 1 of intervention and Day 7, both Pre and Post treatment. Results: Analysis was done using T-test, Subjects of Group A received M2T blade and Conventional physiotherapy showed significant improvement as compared to the subjects of group B which received Conventional physiotherapy only.

Conclusion: Present study concluded that M2T blade along Conventional Physiotherapy was effective in improving VAS, WOMAC and ROM as compared to conventional Physiotherapy group with patellofemoral osteoarthritis subject.

To read the full published research article: http://ijcrims.com/pdfcopy/nov2017/ijcrims11.pdf

M2T-Blade in Moscow Russia

Physiotherapists in Russia are excited to become M2T-Blade practitioner!

The June 23-24 Russia course will be instructed by our very own Miss Maria Angela Borras Anj Borras, who is one of the workforce for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia 👍

Do you want to be an ELITE in your practice as bodyworkers, movement and pain management specialists?

Join the Philippine course on August 11-12, 2018 at UP Sports Physical Therapy Clinic Diliman, Quezon City.

For more details;

Call/Text: 0926-2297630
Email: lyneth@m2tblade.com

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