What is the Graston Technique?
The Graston Technique, a form of soft tissue treatment that utilizes specifically designed stainless steel instruments, enables the effective breakdown of scar tissue and fascial restrictions which can build up within soft tissues, like muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia. Fascia, a connective soft tissue found throughout the body, maintains structural integrity and provides support and protection.
What does the Graston Technique do?
- Increases cellular activity in the region
- Increases the rate and amount of blood flow to and from the area
- Recreates the normal inflammatory response
- Releases fascial restrictions and adhesions
- Splays and stretches connective tissue and muscle fibers
What conditions can the Gaston Technique treat?
The Gaston Technique may be used to treat the following conditions:
- Ankle pain
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Finger and toe pain
- Groin pain
- Hamstring pain and tightness
- Headaches and migraines
- Hip pain
- Knee pain
- Lower back pain
- Neck pain
- Numbness and/or tingling in extremities
- Pain between the shoulder blades
- Plantar Fasciitis (foot and arch pain)
- Quadricep pain and tightness
- Rotator Cuff pain (shoulder)
- Tennis or Golfer’s Elbow (elbow pain)
- Wrist pain