GRASTON MYOFASCIAL RELEASE

Graston Technique® (GT) is an innovative, patented form of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization that enables clinicians to effectively break down scar tissue and fascial restrictions. The technique utilizes specially designed stainless steel instruments to specifically detect and effectively treat areas exhibiting soft tissue fibrosis or chronic inflammation.

Originally developed by athletes, Graston Technique® is an interdisciplinary treatment used by more than 12,500 clinicians worldwide, including physical and occupational therapists, hand therapists, chiropractors, and athletic trainers.

GT is utilized at some 1,200 outpatient facilities and 33 industrial sites, by more than 200 professional and amateur sports organizations, and is part of the curriculum at 49 respected colleges and universities.

Conditions that have been effectively treated:

  • Achilles Tendinosis/itis (ankle pain)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (wrist pain)
  • Cervical Sprain/Strain (neck pain)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Lateral Epicondylosis/itis (tennis elbow)
  • Lumbar Sprain/Strain (back pain)
  • Medial Epicondylosis/itis (golfer's elbow)
  • Patellofemoral Disorders (knee pain)
  • Plantar Fasciitis (foot pain)
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinosis/itis (shoulder pain)
  • Scar Tissue
  • Shin Splints
  • Trigger Finger
  • Women's Health (Post-Mastectomy and Caesarean Scarring)

Benefits for the patient:

  • Decreases overall time of treatment
  • Fosters faster rehabilitation/recovery
  • Reduces need for anti-inflammatory medication
  • Resolves chronic conditions thought to be permanent
  • Increases mobility