Our vision...

is to promote patients’ health and wellness worldwide! We wish to empower therapists in every country to provide high quality soft tissue treatment.

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Our values

  • We believe in Research! Since 2015, we strive to contribute to the study of fascia and soft tissue mobilization. Our team conducts and publishes research findings to valid scientific journals under the guidance of Ass. Prof. Dr. Fousekis.

    Research is in our DNA!

  • We believe in Education! We share our knowledge with therapists and empower them to develop a full set of skills around soft tissue mobilization. From anatomy and physiology to guided application of strokes, up-to-date training ensures safe and effective IASTM.

    Education is our mission!

  • We believe in Evolution! We continuously update our courses content, build new partnerships and gain new friends, search for new ways to support therapists and develop additional techniques to the benefit of patients.

    Evolution is our pathway!

Our story

It all started in the year 2014 in the Physiotherapy Lab of Human Performance in the University of Patras, Greece.

Ass. Professor Dr. Konstantinos Fousekis and then student Konstantinos Mylonas were studying the effects of IASTM applications on athletic injuries. Their applications allowed local athletes to quickly return to the game post-injury. They had set up a full musculoskeletal therapy system based on IASTM. After months of research in the Lab, trial and testing they decided this knowledge needed to be shared. ERGON IASTM Technique was born with a mission to educate!

Since the first in-class course in October 2015, the road has been full of exciting milestones.

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Developing the optimal set of IASTM tools, starting from actual treatment applications and designing tools to serve therapy, not the other way around.

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Bringing together a team of competent therapists, highly motivated to teach, share knowledge and skills.

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Building international partnerships with universities and education companies.

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Traveling to over 40 countries to bring the ERGON IASTM Technique to over 3.000 Therapists worldwide.

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Training medical staff of some of the strongest athletic teams in the world: Juventus f.c, Arsenal f.c, Milan f.c, Atletico de Madrid f.c, National Soccer team of Italy and 40 more.

Our team

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    Dr. Konstantinos Fousekis, PhD, Ass. Professor

    Founder / Educational Director
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    Dr. Kostantinos Fousekis Assistant Professor in Sports Physiotherapy of the Department of Physiotherapy of University of Patras, Greece and Head of the Laboratory of Therapeutic Exercise and Sports Rehabilitation of the University of Patras, Greece.
    He specializes in soft tissue mobilization and Sports Physiotherapy.
    He has been active in physiotherapy clinical practice for over 15 years. He has treated thousands of patients in his private Physiotherapy Clinic.
    He has a long experience in rehabilitation of sports injuries and is the physiotherapist of professional soccer teams. He is the author of the book «Clinical Sports Physiotherapy» and of several scientific publications regarding the evaluation and rehabilitation of sports and musculoskeletal injuries with soft tissue techniques.

    In collaboration with Konstantinos Mylonas, he developed older IASTM approaches to create the ERGON IASTM TECHNIQUE as the basic treatment of painful and non-musculoskeletal disorders.
    He is the Educational Director and CoFounder of ERGON IASTM TECHNIQUE.

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    Konstantinos Mylonas, MSc, PhD cand.

    Founder / CEO / Head Instructor
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    Konstantinos Mylonas is a Sports and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Physiotherapist, specializing in soft tissue mobilization. He is member of the Laboratory of Therapeutic Exercise and Sports Rehabilitation of the University of Patras, Greece.

    He has participated in 18 research studies on sports and musculoskeletal injuries and soft tissue mobilization techniques. He continues researching the effects of soft tissue mobilization as part of his PhD.

    He has been active in physiotherapy clinical practice for over 5 years. He has treated hundreds of patients in his private Physiotherapy Clinic.

    In collaboration with Professor Dr. Konstantinos Fousekis, he developed older IASTM approaches to create ERGON IASTM TECHNIQUE as the basic treatment of painful and non-musculoskeletal disorders.

    He is the CEO and CoFounder and Head Trainer of ERGON IASTM TECHNIQUE.

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    Pavlos Angelopoulos, MSc, PhD cand.

    International Courses’ Director EUROPE & USA / Head Instructor
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    Pavlos Angelopoulos is a Sports and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Physiotherapist. He is member of the Laboratory of Therapeutic Exercise and Sports Rehabilitation of the University of Patras, Greece. He is continuously engaged in research; his Study on Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness was awarded Best Research at the Panhellenic Physiotherapy Conference of 2014.

    He is actively involved in research projects on clinical interventions, manual therapy, biomechanics, physiology and soft tissue mobilization techniques as part of his PhD.

    He has clinical experience as a Sports Physiotherapist in professional soccer clubs for over 5 years. He has treated hundreds of patients in his private clinical work.

    Pavlos is the International Courses’ Director for Europe and the USA and Head Trainer of ERGON IASTM TECHNIQUE Basic and Advanced courses.

  • Anna Maria Papaioannou

    Operations Coordinator / Beautystim Manager
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    Anna Maria Papaioannou is coordinating main operations of ERGON Technique with emphasis on digital. She is also Head of Beautystim Advanced Aesthetic IASTM course planning and implementation.

    With a scientific backgroung in environmental studies and experience in Project Management, Anna Maria is continuously engaged in enhancing business practice.

    She is actively involved in expanding outreach and product marketing.

     

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    Vasilis Katsiaounis

    International Courses’ Director ASIA / Master Instructor
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    Vasilis Katsiaounis is a Sports and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Physiotherapist, specializing in soft tissue mobilization.
    He actively studies soft tissue mobilization and manipulation techniques as part of his post-graduate education and training.

    He has been active in physiotherapy clinical practice for over 5 years. He has treated hundreds of patients in his private Physiotherapy Practice.

    Vasilis is the International Courses’ Director for Asia and Master Trainer of ERGON IASTM TECHNIQUE Basic and Advanced courses.

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    Yazan Alkhatib, MSc

    Master Instructor / Courses Director Middle East & Africa
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    Yazan is a Sports and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Physiotherapist, specializing in soft tissue mobilization.

    As a Jordanian physical therapist, he has been active in physiotherapy clinical practice for 10 years. He has treated hundreds of patients in his private Physiotherapy Clinic.

    He has worked at the Hamad Medical Cooperation, the Qatar Ministry of Defense, and several sport clubs. He is a member of the Jordan Physical Therapy Association (JPTA) and registered as a licensed physical therapist with the Qatar Council of Health Practitioners (QCHP).

    He holds multiple certifications on therapeutic techniques including:

    – Dry Needling Therapist, certified in Dubai, UAE (Myopain Seminars),

    – Kinesio Tape Instructor,

    – IASTM Instructor,

    – Mulligan Practitioner, and

    – Myofascial Decompression Therapist.

    He is founder and owner of Qatar Physiotherapy Seminars. In his daily practice he works on restoring function in patients with persistent pain and musculoskeletal disorders. One of his goals is to see a smile on his patients’ face after a long period of suffering. He is possibly the first physical therapist to elicit a local twitch response in a camel!

    Yazan is Master Instructor and Courses Director for Middle East & Africa of ERGON IASTM TECHNIQUE Basic and Advanced courses.

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    Andrea Civardi, DO

    Associate in Italy / Instructor
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    Andrea Civardi is a Physiotherapist and Osteopath.

    His post graduate education includes several specializations in the osteopathic and physiotherapy fields.

    He has treated thousands of patients in his physiotherapy clinical practice for over 24 years and in his osteopathic clinical practice for 12 years.

    Since 2017 he is directing his private practice. He has worked with professional athletes in football and tennis for 4 years.

    He is Scientific Director of the Leukotaping Method since 2010 and of Project “In forma corso Pavia” since 2011.

    Andrea is Instructor and Associate in Italy of ERGON TECHNIQUE.

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    Sofia Moschou

    Instructor
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    Sofia Moschou is a Physiotherapist.

    Her post graduate training focuses on IASTM techniques for musculoskeletal rehabilitation and aesthetic purposes.

    She has treated patients in her physiotherapy clinical practice for over 4 years.

    Sofia is Instructor of ERGON IASTM TECHNIQUE BEAUTYSTIM courses.

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    Akrivi Bakaraki, MSc

    Instructor
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    Akrivi Bakaraki is a Sports and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Physiotherapist specialized in soft tissue mobilization techniques.

    She has been actively researching injury prevalence and injury risk among athletes related to asymmetries and sports specification.

    During the past years, she took great interest in instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization effects on several aesthetical problems.

    She has been active in physiotherapy clinical practice for over 5 years. She has treated hundreds of patients in her private Physiotherapy Clinic.

    Akrivi is Instructor of ERGON IASTM TECHNIQUE Basic and BEAUTYSTIM courses.

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    Ana Medina Madrid

    Associate in Spain/ Instructor
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    Ana Medina Madrid is a Physiotherapist.

    Her post graduate education and training includes conservative and invasive Physiotherapy in myofascial pain syndrome, biomechanical analysis of triathletes, pelvic floor treatment, and myofascial treatment.

    She is also a certified Pilates Rehab Instructor and Indiba Activ Official Instructor.

    She has treated thousands of patients for more than 15 years in her private clinical practice.

    She has collaborated extensively with doctors in the field of aesthetic treatments.

    She is Partner and Manager of FAMED medical centers since 2004.

    Ana is Instructor and Associate in Spain of ERGON IASTM TECHNIQUE Basic and Advanced courses.

     

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    Lis Diez

    Associate in Spain/ Instructor
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    Lis Diez is a Physiotherapist and Osteopath.

    Her post graduate education and training is focused on sports injuries treatment, functional training and myofascial syndrom. She has extensive experience in international elite sport’s events like the Olympic Games, the Diamond League and ATP Tennis tournament.

    She has treated thousands of patients for more than 15 years in her private clinical practice.

    She is the owner of Clinic FISIO ACTIV in Madrid.

    Lis is Instructor and Associate in Spain of ERGON IASTM TECHNIQUE Basic and Advanced courses.

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    Takashi Shiroshita

    Associate in Japan / Instructor
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    Takashi Shiroshita is a Sports Physiotherapist and Lecturer at the Gunma Paz University in the fields of musculoskeletal physiotherapy, sports injuries physiotherapy, manual physiotherapy, and disabled sports classes.

    He actively researches walking and running motion and analysis from the viewpoint of foot kinematics. He specializes in kinematics of the toes and foot arches.
    He has established an organization in Japan to provide training for Japanese Physical Therapists.
    His post graduate training includes certifications as Orthopedic Manual Therapist, Mulligan Practitioner, NSCA Personal Trainer, and Strength & Conditioning Specialist.
    He has treated hundreds of patients in his private Physiotherapy Practice, specializing in physiotherapy for foot pathologies and sports injuries. He is one of the medical supporter’s team of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

    Takashi is Instructor and Associate in Japan of ERGON IASTM TECHNIQUE Basic and Advanced courses.

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    Chrystele Ortola

    Instructor in France
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    Stephane Saolli

    Instructor in France
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    Steve Horney

    Instructor / Associate in New York, USA
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    Steve Horney graduated from Quinnipiac University’s top-ranked accelerated Masters program and began his clinical practice in 2005. For the last 13 years, he’s prided himself on combining extensive physical therapy knowledge with his own experiences as an athlete to effectively treat his patients.

    Steve has been seen on CBS Newspath, and specializes in the assessment and treatment of athletes with the ultimate goal of helping them become pain free and less susceptible to injury in the future. He works with each of his patients one-on-one to help them understand the root cause of their pain.

    In his professional life, Steve worked with some of the top physical therapists in the city and managed one of New York’s premiere physical therapy clinics before starting iPT. He has also completed his Manual Therapy Certification, a 2 year matriculating program from the University of St. Augustine, studying Manual Therapy with world-renowned Stanley Paris PT PhD to develop his healing hands.

    In order to help the athletic population perform better, Steve became a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) from National Strength & Conditioning Association specializing in exercise physiology for athletes in high school to professional level and recently went on to complete his Hardstyle Kettlebell Certification.

    Steve is Instructor and Associate in USA of ERGON IASTM TECHNIQUE Basic and Advanced courses.

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    Karl Eichenfeldt

    Instructor / Associate in New York, USA
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    Karl earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY and has a love for manual therapy and sports rehabilitation. Before moving to New York City in 2001, Karl completed his B.S. in Exercise Science at the University of Rhode Island in his home state.

    He has many years of working as a personal trainer and physical therapy aide resulted in a great deal of hands-on experience working with people of all ages and fitness levels, with various types of injuries.

    Above all else, Karl believes that Physical Therapists are human movement specialists, and will guide his patients toward reaching their optimal functioning.

    Karl is Instructor and Associate in USA of ERGON IASTM TECHNIQUE Basic and Advanced courses.

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    Fernando Moreno

    Instructor / Associate in New York, USA
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    Fernando Moreno is a Clinical Physiotherapist.

    In 2010, Fernando received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Mercy College.

    He is experienced as both a clinician and a trainer in locations around the tristate area.

    He understands the importance of education and maintaining a current skill set in the world of rehabilitation. Therefore, he prides himself in being a (CMP) Certified Mulligan Practitioner, Myofascial Trigger Point and Proprioceptive Therapist, and (COMT) Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist.

    He has extensive clinical experience with:

    – Outpatient orthopedic practice

    – Post-operative rehabilitation

    – Sports injuries

    – Postural assessments

    – Gait training

    He joined iHealthScience’s PT clinic in 2013, to treat and service clients in the NYC area.

    Fernando is Instructor and Associate in USA of ERGON IASTM TECHNIQUE Basic and Advanced courses.

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    Arthur Jankowski

    Instructor in Germany
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    Ferdinand Jeske

    Instructor in Germany
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    Lorenz Matthew Aling

    Instructor / Associate in Philippines
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    Lorenz Matthew Aling is a Physiotherapist. He specializes in sports and orthopedic physical therapy and human performance enhancement.

    He has worked with different athletes from conditioning to recovery. He specializes in sports and orthopedic physical therapy and human performance enhancement.

    Lorenz is an Accredited Educator on Functional Myofascial Technique (CND) and Kinesio/Movement Taping (USA). And is also affiliated with Ironman, Xterra, 5150, BGC Cycle Asia, and other triathlon and dragon boat races in the Philippines.

    In his physiotherapy clinical practice he has treated hundreds of patients with musculoskeletal, orthopedic, and neuromuscular disorders. He is member of the Philippine Association of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy.

    Lorenz is Instructor and Associate in Philippines of ERGON IASTM TECHNIQUE Basic and Advanced courses.

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    Muhammad Abdullah Khan

    Instructor / Associate in Pakistan
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    Muhammad Abdullah Khan

    is a Physiotherapist.

    His post graduate training includes among others the Certification in Spinal Manual Therapy (COMT), and Diploma in Orthopedic Medicine Cyriax (A, B and C).

    In his private clinical practice he has treated thousands of patients suffering from musculoskeletal pain and dysfunctions.

    With continuous learning, teaching, and practicing, he is continuously advancing his skills to the benefit his patients.

    Abdullah is Instructor and Associate in Pakistan of ERGON IASTM TECHNIQUE Basic and Advanced courses.

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    Muhammad Haider Ullah Khan

    Instructor / Associate in Pakistan
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    Dr. Muhammad Haider Ullah Khan, is a physiotherapist.  Post-graduate education includes MSc in Neurological Physical Therapy and PhD in Physical Therapy.

    He has received numerous national and international certifications and awards. He also a certified Spinal Manual Therapist (Manual Concepts, Australia).

    He is Managing Director of Institute of Advanced Physical Therapy in Lahore, Pakistan. He is also cooperating with the University of Lahore as a physical therapist of the University’s clinic.

    Haider Ullah is Instructor and Associate in Pakistan of ERGON IASTM TECHNIQUE Basic and Advanced courses.

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    Giorgos Chrysanthopoulos

    Instructor
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    Giorgos Chrysanthopoulos is a Physiotherapist.

    He is a Manual Therapist (Mulligan concept) and Kinetic Flossing concept instructor.

    His post-graduate training includes IASTM techniques.

    He works as a sports physiotherapist for a Greek professional football team as well as in a private clinical environment. His interests include soft tissue mobilization for sports injuries.

    Giorgos is Instructor of ERGON IASTM TECHNIQUE Basic and Advanced courses.

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    Anastasios Koubetsos

    Instructor
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    Anastasios Koubetsos is a Physiotherapist.

    He is a Manual Therapist (Mulligan concept) and Kinetic Flossing concept instructor and Bobath practitioner.

    His post-graduate training includes neurological rehabilitation and IASTM techniques.

    He works as a Neurological Rehabilitation Physiotherapist in a private clinical environment.

    Anastasios is Instructor of ERGON IASTM TECHNIQUE Basic and Advanced courses.

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    Nikolaos Gkizas

    Instructor in the UK
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