Elite Athletes will be relying on Astym therapy to help achieve their highest and best performance in Rio. Certified Astym providers will be on hand supporting their athletes to increase athletic performance.
Astym therapy has been proven highly effective and safe in treating tendinopathies and other soft tissue dysfunction. In addition, Astym therapy improves muscle performance, as shown in this randomized, controlled clinical trial.
Athlete’s Performance/EXOS, the premier facility that trains and conditions elite and professional athletes, has Astym therapy as a core component of its training and conditioning program. Brittani Cookinham, PT, DPT, ATC of EXOS is one of the Astym-certified clinicians that will be in Rio to support athletes, and she plans to rely heavily on Astym therapy to get her athletes in top condition. “Astym therapy is essential for athletes to perform at their highest level.”
Peer-reviewed research confirms that there is nothing like Astym® therapy. Here are some important points contained in peer-reviewed publications:
- The Astym approach is the only regenerative medicine treatment in therapy
- Astym therapy is highly effective and safe, and has broad applications
- Proven to be more effective than other available treatments, Astym therapy has also been shown to be safe and effective across large populations.
- Astym therapy demonstrates impressive results, even where other treatments fail
For complete details, please see the Research Overview, which contains a summary of peer-reviewed, published research.