Graston Technique Treatment


Posted by Dr. Scott Wilson | 12-Sep-2012

Treatment for tendinitis and muscle problems
by Amish Patel, Registered Physiotherapist
Did you know…
Graston Technique (GT) is a treatment method used to correct muscle, ligament and tendons injuries. It involves using instruments that can both detect and treat soft tissue problems, and goes beyond the conventional approaches that you may have seen before in physiotherapy.

The Graston Technique treatment has shown great results on various issues such as tendinitis, muscles spasms, sprains/strains, plantar fasciitis , carpal tunnel syndrome and other soft tissue related injuries.

Some quick notes

Detection: Just as a stethoscope detects and amplifies sound, Graston instruments use the same principle to detect soft tissue issues
Treatment: The instruments are shaped so that they can break down scar tissue around your injured areas
Time: Each session takes about 5-10 minutes using the GT instruments, and another 15 minutes or so to stretch and strengthen areas

For more information about your injuries and how Graston Technique can help you, visit your nearest Physiomed clinic!


Dr. Scott Wilson

Dr. Scott Wilson is the Founder & Chairman of Physiomed; one of Canada’s largest franchised networks of inter-disciplinary healthcare clinics. A graduate of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Dr. Wilson founded Physiomed in 1994 and has since grown Physiomed to over 30 clinics in Southern Ontario and British Columbia. With hundreds of practitioners from over a dozen disciplines, Dr. Wilson and Physiomed have helped over 100,000 Canadians with physiotherapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, orthotic therapy, compression therapy and clinical conditioning as part of a program of rehabilitation and health optimization. In addition to helping patients improve their physical and mental well-being, Dr. Wilson has also mentored hundreds of practitioners to provide better care while enjoying more fulfilling careers. He is also a keynote speaker on many health related topics including how physiotherapy, chiropractic and health & wellness treatment can help with stress, weight loss, and unlocking the true potential within to achieve lasting physical well-being.

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