Graston Technique

  1. What is Graston Technique?
  2. What Can it be Used to Treat?
  3. What Can I Expect?

What is Graston Technique?

Graston is a form of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization that allows the breakdown of fascial adhesions. Patented, stainless surgical steel instruments are designed to detect and release soft tissue adhesions.

What Can it be Used to Treat?

Graston Technique effectively treats myofascial strains, ligament sprains, tendonopathies, carpal tunnel syndrome, plantar fasciitis, epicondylitis (golfer’s and tennis elbow), and scar tissue.

What Can I Expect?

After assessing and diagnosing the injury, your doctor will use the Graston instruments to glide over the affected area, release adhesions in the tissues. The instruments break apart scar tissue to allow for proper healing. After the treatment is done, you may be given specific stretches and exercises to aid in tissue recovery. You may experience mild bruising after the treatment, as this is part of the healing process.

From the Ottawa Health Group Blog

Gardening Tips
Garden Tips: Warm up, take breaks, drink water, breathe, listen to your body, be mindful of large loads and vary your tasks.
April 2017 events at Ottawa Health Group
Throughout the month of April we are celebrating the arrival of Spring and being active.