Graston Technique or Scraping Technique
The technique is performed stainless-steel instruments that are tailored to find and treat musculoskeletal injuries that cause scarring of tissues in the body.
It is utilized to break down scar tissue, reduce muscle tightness or spasms and improve blood flow, which brings oxygen into the tissue helping it heal faster.
When a muscle, ligament or tendon becomes damaged, restricted, tight and fibrotic, it can cause pain, discomfort, swelling, and loss of function. It is often that an injury or dysfunction in one area of the body can cause pain or discomfort in another area due to compensation leading to a cascade of other issues. Graston Technique is a great way to treat most musculoskeletal injuries.