The Graston Technique is a well-recognized and widely used method to treat neck, back, and hip pain as well as soft tissue ailments. This treatment can be used to relieve acute and chronic pain.
Chiropractors that practice the Graston Technique uses specially designed, stainless steel instruments combined with therapeutic exercise to detect and effectively treat areas experiencing soft tissue fibrosis or chronic inflammation. It can be used to treat post-surgical scars, rotator cuff tendinitis, ITB syndrome, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Golfer’s or Tennis Elbow, and Plantar Fasciitis as well as soft tissue adhesions, restrictions, and scar tissue.
Following the kinetic chain, practitioners are able to locate and treat the cause of the symptom as well as the specific area of pain. Originally developed by athletes, the Graston Technique is used by more than 20,000 clinicians worldwide, including right here at the Center for Spine Care and Mobility (CSCM).
Through successfully utilizing the Graston Technique, NYC-based CSCM’s resident specialist Dr. Schuman can help diagnose, treat, and relieve your pain. At the Center for Spine Care and Mobility, our integrative treatment plan revolves around our 3 principle “R”s: Reset, Reload, and Reinforce. In Reset, we perform the necessary chiropractic adjustments, we Reload the body with the Active Release Technique and soft tissue massage, and, finally, we Reinforce the treatment through physical therapy.
Having Graston Technique Chiropractors apart of our team is important to both our mission our patients. The Center for Spine Care and Mobility’s unique approach is all-encompassing; all facets of treatment can be and are done under one roof. Having our physicians, physical therapists, and massage therapists work together in one place provides not only convenience, strategy, and comfort, but also the most effective and efficient treatment plan possible.