Graston Technique

Graston Technique © for soft tissue mobilization

PTSMC Graston treatment

What is the Graston Technique?

The Graston Technique © is a patented form of manual therapy that uses stainless steel tools to perform a deeper, more effective version of soft tissue mobilization than you would receive with typical manual therapy. Trained clinicians use specially designed Graston tools to locate muscle knots or restrictions by running the tools over your skin to feel for fibrous or scar tissue that may be causing you pain or restricting your movement. They then use the tools to break up that tissue to restore mobility and function.

Benefits of Graston Techniques

  • Decrease treatment and recovery time
  • Alternative to painkillers and anti-inflammatory medications for pain relief
  • Can resolve chronic conditions thought to be permanent
  • Restore mobility in areas limited by scar tissue and other muscle/tissue conditions

Graston Technique Treatment can help to treat:

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Joint pain
  • Cervical pain
  • Muscle Strain
  • Tendonitis
  • Epicondylosis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • IT band syndrome
  • Lower back pain
  • Painful scars
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Post fracture pain
  • de Quervain’s syndrome
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