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Graston Technique

Graston Technique®: A Synopsis

Changing the way soft tissue injuries are treated

Graston Technique® 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.

Effectively Treating Acute and Chronic Injuries

Clinical Applications of the Patented GT Instruments

The Graston Technique® (GT) Instruments, while enhancing the clinician’s ability to detect fascial adhesions and restrictions, have been clinically proven toachieve quicker and better outcomes in treatingboth acute and chronic conditions, including:
Cervical sprain/strain (neck pain) Lumbar sprain/strain (back pain)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (wrist pain) Plantar Fasciitis (foot pain)
Lateral Epicondylitis (tennis elbow) Medial Epicondylitis (golfer’s elbow)
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis (shoulder pain) Patellofemoral Disorders (knee pain)
Achilles Tendinosis (ankle pain) Fibromyalgia
Scar Tissue Trigger Finger
Shin Splints

Outcome Studies

TherapyCare Resources, Inc. (TCR) has analyzed the results of patient care by utilizing the outcome analysis system of the GrastonTechnique®for licensed clinicians. The positive clinical results achieved thus far have led to additional research that explores patient responses to GrastonTechnique®. Patient outcome data that measures pain and function — including activities of daily living — continues to be gathered.