GRASTON TECHNIQUE®

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GRASTON TECHNIQUE®

Dr. Cowin owns and practices at Action Spine & Sports Medicine in the heart of Denver, Colorado, right across the street from the River North Promenade.

What is the Graston Technique?

The Graston Technique is an instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization that uses dense stainless steel instruments to identify dysfunctional soft tissue. The examination usually takes 10 minutes but may also include warm-up beforehand or exercise afterwards.

The Graston Technique is:

Dr. Cowin owns and practices at Action Spine & Sports Medicine in the heart of Denver, Colorado, right across the street from the River North Promenade.

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Dr. Benjamin Cowin (DC, MS, ATC, ICSC, CAFS) is a national leader in sports medicine, formally trained in the revolutionary Graston Technique by Dr. Tom Hyde DC, often considered one of the founding fathers of sports chiropractic and soft tissue mobilization techniques.

Dr. Cowin proudly owns and practices at Action Spine & Sports Medicine in the heart of Denver, Colorado.

The Graston Technique is effective in identifying primary or secondary soft tissue dysfunction.

  1. “Primary” refers to when soft tissue is the source of the problem.
  2. “Secondary” means the soft tissue problem is a symptom of another condition.

Most orthopedic injuries have a secondary soft tissue component. This means the Graston Technique can identify most any orthopedic dysfunction that may be plaguing you.

The Graston Technique is good for:

  • Acute injuries
  • Chronic inflammation
  • Scar tissue
  • Fascial restrictions
  • Soft tissue fibrosis
  • Arthritis
  • Tennis elbow
  • Golfer’s elbow
  • Achilles tendinitis
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • IT band syndrome
The Graston Technique is helpful in detecting soft tissue dysfunction, particularly when the exact problem eludes you. It’s becoming the new standard at outpatient hospitals across the nation for a reason.

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Graston Technique® FAQ

Graston Technique incorporates a patented form of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization that enables clinicians to effectively detect and treat scar tissue and restrictions that affect normal function. Graston Technique has been effective in the treatment of: Carpal tunnel syndrome. Cervical pain.
You should feel improvement in your condition (usually pain reduction) after the very first treatment. Each treatment is cumulative and results are often felt after 2-4 sessions. Treatments just take a few minutes, however the therapeutic effect continues to sooth and heal long after you leave our office.

For both acute and chronic Plantar Fasciitis, the Graston Technique has become the therapy of choice for many practitioners. The Graston Technique has been shown to decrease pain and increase function. The treatment gently stretches the plantar fascia in the foot, eventually allowing it to handle more force.

Chiropractors have access to several techniques for breaking down scar tissue. Graston technique. Using instrumentation, chiropractors target areas of thicker scar tissue and scrape it to gently break it down.

Plantar fasciitis is often an overuse injury, typically from sports-related activities that involve running or jumping. It also may trace back to abnormal foot mechanics or poor footwear choices

Graston tools are much more beefier and you can get your whole hand around it to really apply some force to your muscles. … Plus, you can watch and remember the motions and strokes, and how to apply the tool to yourself.