Astym® Therapy Certification

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Astym treatment sets the standard for soft tissue therapy, and is the only regenerative medicine treatment in therapy. Once you become certified, you will be able to use the credentials Astym Cert, one of the most recognizable designations by referral sources, patients, and athletes.

Astym therapy is provided only by medical professionals. Participants must be a licensed PT, PTA, OT, COTA, OR ATC. Other professionals and military should contact the office for inquiries about certification eligibility.

Astym-certified clinicians get better results, period. Astym treatment is a market driver and a key part of our operation.
-Mark Huslig, Administrative Director, Therapy Services

Two Certification Course Formats Available

We offer the same quality certification training in two different formats, both of which contain the same intensive, hands-on lab instruction combined with didactic sessions on physiological principles for musculoskeletal injuries, regenerative medicine concepts, anatomy and biomechanics, kinetic chain biomechanics, fibrosis patterns, clinical presentations, and more.
Choose What Fits Your Schedule and Learning Style!

Three Day Live Instruction:

Live Instruction occurs over three days (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) with less time spent on online materials prior to the live session. This format is ideal for clinicians who prefer more live instruction. Approved by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (ProCert) for 26 Continuing Competency Units (CCUs), containing 30.75 Contact Hours.

Two Day Live Instruction:

All live instruction occurs on the weekend (Saturday and Sunday), with increased online course instruction to be completed prior to the live session. This course is ideal for clinicians trying to minimize their time out of clinic, or who prefer the convenience of more digital education. Approved by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (ProCert) for 24 Continuing Competency Units (CCUs), containing 29.25 Contact Hours.

Astym® Certification Course Objectives:
Research, Science, Application Principles & Protocols
  • Interpret peer-reviewed literature and understand its practical application
  • Apply scientific and physiological principles for musculoskeletal injuries
  • Discuss regenerative medicine in rehabilitation
  • Comprehend advanced knowledge of anatomy and biomechanics
  • Understand the physiology behind Astym therapy
  • Explain kinetic chain biomechanics and fibrosis patterns
  • Identify indications, precautions, and contraindications
  • Demonstrate safe and effective protocols for multiple populations
  • Complete skill checks, testing and lab assessments
  • Differentiate Astym therapy from IASTM/tooled cross friction
Nothing compares to Astym therapy
  • Peer-reviewed research repeatedly proves Astym therapy has superior results
  • Astym treatment is the only soft tissue therapy produced through rigorous scientific development
  • Referral sources, elite athletes and payers prefer Astym-certified providers
  • Advanced Courses, Continuing Education and New Applications released regularly
  • The only regenerative medicine treatment in therapy
Choose from the available courses below. Don’t see a course near you?
Contact Us to inquire about upcoming courses.
Course Dates
Course Format
Jan 19 - 20 Wilmington, NC (RESERVED) Two Day Live Instruction Full-Waitlist Me
Jan 26 - 27 Indianapolis, IN (RESERVED) Two Day Live Instruction Full-Waitlist Me
Feb 8 - 10 Plainfield, IN (Indianapolis area) Three Day Live Instruction Open
Feb 23 - 24 Burbank, CA (Los Angeles area) Two Day Live Instruction Full-Waitlist Me
Mar 23 - 24 Snoqualmie, WA (Seattle area) Two Day Live Instruction Open
Apr 6 - 7 Boonsboro, MD Two Day Live Instruction Open
Sep 21 - 22 Springfield, MO Two Day Live Instruction Open
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