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GRASTON TECHNIQUE

What is Graston?

Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization utilized to break down scar tissue and fascia I adhesions Stainless steel instruments aid in recognition and treatment of adhesions and restrictions of soft tissue.

Effects

  • Promotes soft tissue healing

  • Decreases recovery time

  • Aids in recovery of chronic conditions

  • Increases blood flow and cellular activity

  • Decreases scar tissue and adhesions

Utilized for

  • Chronic Injuries

  • Acute Injuries

  • Post Operative Scarring

  • Soft Tissue Dysfunction

Treatable musculoskeletal condition

  • Cervical Sprain/Strain

  • Lumbar Sprain/Strain

  • Plantar Fasciitis

  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis

  • Rotator Cuff Tendinosis (shoulder pain)

  • Patellofemoral Disorders (knee pain)

  • Achilles Tendinosis (ankle pain)

  • Scar Tissue

  • Shin Splints

Research:

Holtz BJ, Davey K, Engleman N, Kaeser C, Wood-Vossmer K, Bayliss AJ, Loghmani MT.
A Conservative Manual Therapy Approach Using Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization For The Treatment of Bilateral Plantar-Fasciitis: A Case Series.
Third International Fascia Research Congress, Vancouver (BC), 2012 Mar.

Schaefer JL, Sandrey MA. Effects of a 4-Week Dynamic-Balance-Training Program Supplemented With Graston Instrument-Assisted Mobilization for Chronic Ankle Instability.
J Sport Rehabil. 2012, 21(4): 313-326.

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