Astym therapy gave me back my mobility

I had fallen and was diagnosed with Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen Shoulder). I did physical therapy off and on for eight months. My doctor and I decided to do orthoscopic surgery and manipulation. I started physical therapy again the very next day and went 3 days a week for four weeks. I them came to a plateau in my recovery.. My physical therapist ( who is the greatest ever) told me about Astym treatment and gave me information to take home and read. When I had my first treatment, I was like I can’t believe that it is going to hurt this bad, but immediately after on my way home, I could tell a difference in my mobility. With each treatment the pain became less and less and my mobility was much better. I had 2 treatments per week for 4 weeks. I am so glad that she recommended this treatment, it really boosted my recovery and gave me hope.

Karen Leonard
Clinic where I was treated: Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center Physical Therapy & Rehab  620 Summit Crossing Place
Suite 305 Gastonia, NC 28054 Phone: 704-833-3103                   Website:

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