Graston Technique: Soft Tissue and Scar Tissue Treatment in Richmond Hill
Graston is a patented therapy that incorporates stainless steel instruments that are used to breakdown scar tissue, fascial restrictions and release deep soft tissue ailments that may be restricting normal body range of motion. The treatment technique utilizes specialized instruments to detect the cause of your symptoms and efficiently treat the area.
Who Should Consider Graston® Technique?
If you have suffered limitations or restrictions in daily living due to scar tissue build up from previous injuries or improper body mechanics and /or posture.
How Is Graston® Technique Administered?
Graston® Technique utilizes stainless steel instruments that are applied with controlled pressure and dig deep into the tissue to reduce inflammation and breakdown scar tissue, resulting in pain relief and regaining range of motion and function.
Is Graston® Technique Painful?
There are various amounts of pain or discomfort experienced during treatment itself. The pain varies between patients and some bruising or soreness may be experienced after treatment, but it is a part of the normal healing process. The soreness generally subsides quickly and it is recommended to ice for 20 minutes at home after the treatment.
How Long Does It Take?
Treatment times vary from individual to individual and symptoms and conditions. Typically, a Graston® session could take 2 to 10 minutes.
Which conditions are best treated with Graston® Technique?
- Achilles Tendinosis/itis
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Cervical Sprain/Strain (Neck Pain)
- Lateral Epicondylosis/itis (Tennis Elbow)
- Lumbar Sprain/Strain (Back Pain)
- Medical Epicondylosis/itis (Golfer’s Elbow)
- Patellofemoral Disorders (Knee Pain)
- Plantar Fasciitis (Heel/Foot Pain)
- Rotator Cuff Tendinosis/itis (Shoulder Pain)
- Scar Tissue
- Shin Splints (Lower Leg Pain)
- Trigger Finger
- Post-Surgical Scarring
Will I Still Need Other Therapy?
Every individual will differ in their therapeutic needs and symptom presentation. Your health practitioner will determine if Graston® Technique will be incorporated with any other therapeutic modality or treatment technique.