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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. 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.
- “Primary” refers to when soft tissue is the source of the problem.
- “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
- 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.