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The Chiropractic Specialty Loved By Athletes: Graston

Our very own Dr. Cailin has completed the Graston Technique®, M2 – Advanced Training and is a valuable resource to our community for this cutting edge therapy. Athletes in particular love this therapy as it can increase mobility and address such issues as tennis elbow and shin splits. However, you don’t have to be an athlete, or even very active, to benefit from this sought after treatment!

What is Graston?

If you have been in our clinic before, you have possibly heard the word Graston here and there. You may be wondering, What is Graston? Graston is performed by trained practitioners using stainless steel instruments to help assist with soft tissue mobilization.

What does Graston do?

  • Increases blood flow into tissue
  • Stimulates the production of fibroblasts
  • Increases tissue mobility
  • Speeds injury recovery

What are Some Commonly Treated Injuries?

  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Surgical scars
  • IT Band Syndrome
  • De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Ankle sprain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Shin splints

…And many other musculoskeletal complaints  

How Can I Try Graston?

Graston can be done along with your regular chiropractic appointment, or can be scheduled on its own if you are interested in this therapy specifically.

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