Graston is a specific technique used by Dr. West and many other clinicians to help break down scar tissue and promote healing in their patients. This technique involves the use of stainless steal instruments to help identify and treat areas with soft tissue fibrosis or chronic inflammation. But, there is more to Graston other than just breaking up adhesion; it also:
The use of Graston can help many conditions, some of which include:
When using the Graston technique, it is beneficial to go through the before, during, and after stages. This will help improve the effect that it has on your body.
* You may be sore, bruise, or have small red dots over the area that was treated, called petechaie. If you are on any blood thinning medications, PLEASE let the doctor know.
We have used the Graston technique on many of our patients here at West Family Chiropractic and have gotten great results. If you have any questions, or would like more information feel free to call our office at (352) 332-1992.