What Is The Graston Technique?

The Graston Technique utilizes the tools with a specialized form of massage that's designed to help the practitioner identify areas of restriction and break up the scar tissue. The concave and convex stainless steel tools are utilized to comb over and grab on wounded fibrotic tissue.

Using a Cross-friction massage, which involves brushing or rubbing against the grain of the scar tissue, the professional re-introduce small amounts of injury to the affected region. This temporarily causes inflammation in the region, which in turn increases the speed and quantity of blood circulation in and around the region. If you are looking for Graston method in Pickering then check about it out through online search.  

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The theory is that this procedure helps initiate and encourage the healing process of the affected soft tissues. Patients undergoing treatment with the Graston Technique can expect the following: Ahead of Graston Therapy, the tissue has to be warmed. This might include in-office walking or exercises, jogging, cycling, swimming, etc. until you visit my office.

During your treatment with me, Low-Level Laser, a hot pack and or soft-tissue work may first be applied to the injured area to further warm up the soft tissues to be worked on.

Treatment Time is generally 30 to 60 minutes over every area treated the normal course of Treatments normally range from 6 to 10 visits. After each treatment, the place is stretched and ice is applied it's not uncommon to experience some discomfort during the process and maybe some bruising. Ice application following the Treatment may alleviate the discomfort.