If you need a more accessible version of this website, click this button on the right. Switch to Accessible Site

WARNING

You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Close [x]

RSS Feed

Posted on 02-22-2018

The Graston Technique is a form of soft tissue treatment that we employ here at California Chiropractic to help patients recover from injuries and reduce pain. Using specialized tools and operating based on the fundamentals of the Graston Technique, we can identify issues with your soft tissues, including muscles, ligaments and tendons, and address those issues effectively- with no need for invasive or extreme treatment.

What Happens After an Injury

When you sustain an injury, it can seem like a bit of a mystery what actually occurs in your body. You know that you are in pain, but it is not always clear why. Unfortunately, the hidden damage you sustained can often lead to ongoing pain and discomfort that may only be resolved through appropriate treatment. At California Chiropractic, we are here to help identify exactly what has occurred due to your injury and deliver the treatment solutions required for your recovery.

Soft tissue injuries often result in scarring and fascia restrictions that you may not be aware of. These restrictions can be painful and make it difficult to move in a healthy way. They may also result in other, seemingly unrelated issues throughout your body.

How the Graston Technique Works

Graston Soft Tissue Mobilization Therapy is a form of muscular adhesion treatment that focuses on eliminating scar tissue and restrictions. It can be used for a wide variety of injuries and to treat numerous conditions related to soft tissue issues. Patients report a noticeable reduction in pain after treatment, which is why as your Chatsworth chiropractic team we utilize Graston therapy.

The doctor will use a set of specialized stainless steel tools to examine your soft tissue for signs of scarring or restrictions. Once the doctor locates a restriction, he can then use the Graston tools to remobilize the tissue. Graston employs cross-friction massage, a type of massage that works against the grain of the soft tissue to break down scarring and adhesions. It can also be used to elongate connective tissues, which can help with mobilization and pain.

Treating a Variety of Conditions

The Graston Technique can be used to treat a number of different issues, including:

  • Neck pain
  • Back pain
  • Hip pain
  • Knee pain
  • Tendonitis
  • Repetitive motion injuries
  • And more…

What to Expect from Your Chiropractic Visit

Whether you are seeking something specific, like tendonitis treatment, or you are just experiencing general pain and discomfort, you can expect full attention from our team. The doctor will give you a full examination, including asking you questions about what you are concerned with. Then you will be given one or more treatment options which may include the Graston Technique. The doctor will perform treatment while informing you of each step in the process, and will then advise you on the need for further treatment.

Contact Us to Schedule an Appointment with Our Chatsworth Chiropractor

Please contact our team at California Chiropractic today to schedule an appointment with our chiropractor.

There are no comments for this post. Please use the form below to post a comment.

Post Comment