What conditions can be treated with the Graston technique?
Indications of Graston Technique in Sherwood Park
Graston Technique is an evidence-based system of treatment that has been used in many modern clinics throughout North America.
GT-trained clinicians use GT instruments to effectively and efficiently address soft tissue lesions, fascial restrictions while treating acute and chronic conditions, including:
- Achilles Tendinitis/osis (ankle pain)
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (wrist pain)
- Cervicothoracic Sprain/Strain (neck pain)
- Lateral Epicondylitis/osis (tennis elbow)
- Lumbosacral Sprain/Strain (back pain)
- Medial Epicondylitis/osis (golfer's elbow)
- Myofascial Pain Syndromes
- Patellofemoral Disorders (knee pain)
- Plantar Fasciitis/osis (foot pain)
- Post surgeries such as joint replacements, RTC repairs (once post-surgical protocol allows for soft tissue mobilization/manual therapy)
- Rotator Cuff Tendinitis/osis (shoulder pain)
- Scar Tissue/post-surgical scars (once completely closed)
- Patients demonstrating central and/or peripheral sensitization (only used in light stroking/brushing mode to desensitize)
- Shin Splints
- Trigger Finger
- Women's Health (post-mastectomy and Caesarean scarring)
As you see there is a number of indications Graston Technique® can be used to treat any movement system dysfunction that has been determined to have a soft tissue component. This list is not exhaustive. If you need more information, please contact us.
Eastgate Physiotherapy Clinic Sherwood Park is an authorized Graston Technique provider.