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Graston Technique

Graston Technique

Graston Technique

The Graston Technique is an instrument-assisted technique for soft-tissue mobilization. This technique is commonly used to treat injuries to the muscles, tendons, and ligaments, which are among the most common causes of pain and disability. These conditions usually arise from repetitive stress, acute injuries or other causes and result in many uncomfortable symptoms including stiffness, inflammation, referred pain, and decreased range of motion, among others. Our providers use the Graston Technique in Austin to relieve soft-tissue pain while restoring health and function to the soft tissues.

This innovative, non-intrusive technique features the use of ergonomic instruments to assist in the mobilization of soft tissue. The provider uses these tools to gently “scrape” the surface of the affected areas to break up static, tense tissues. This frees oxygen-rich fluid to flow through while restoring health and function to the area.

Graston Technique in Austin

Our providers typically include Graston in physical medicine and rehab treatment programs, although some patients request this modality on its own. The Graston Technique helps treat many common soft-tissue conditions, including:

Our healthcare providers typically recommend Graston alongside Physical Therapy, Chiropractic and/or Manual Therapy treatment plans. It has also produced positive results for some conditions in conjunction with Laser Therapy. Furthermore, this approach has even helped some patients avoid surgery in the past. 

Call (512) 442-2727 with questions or to schedule an appointment at our South Austin clinic. Moreover, you can visit our Services and Conditions pages for more information on treatment at Austin Preferred.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: How long does it take to get results with Graston?

A: Although some patients experience improvement right away, we recommend at least three sessions for the most beneficial effects. 

Q: Does health insurance cover the Graston Technique in Austin?

A: While many major health insurances cover Graston, we also offer it at the self-pay rate. 

Q: Will the Graston Technique help treat my condition?

A: This modality helps a wide range of conditions, although we will need to have each patient in for an evaluation before recommending treatment options. 

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