Instrumented Assisted Massage / Fascial Release
The Graston Technique is a form of manual therapy known as soft-tissue instrument-assisted mobilization. It is one of a number of manual therapy approaches that uses instruments with a specialized form of massage/scraping the skin gently.
The therapy is designed to help the practitioner identify areas of restriction and attempt to break up scar tissue.
The general goals of the therapy are to reduce the patient’s pain and increase function through a combination of:
Breaking down the scar tissue and fascia restrictions that are usually associated with some form of trauma to the soft tissue e.g. a strained muscle or a pulled ligament, tendon, or fascia.
Reducing restrictions by stretching connective tissue in an attempt to rearrange the structure of the soft tissue being treated (e.g. muscle, fascia, tendons, ligaments).
Promoting a better healing environment for the injured soft tissue.
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Our physiotherapists will assess, treat and devise a care plan in order to help you return to what you love to do.
45 mins | £70.00
This is what you can expect from your initial assessment appointment with us.
Your physio will discuss your case history to better understand your problem and how best they can help you
A number of objective assessments and physical tests to assess your problem and make a diagnosis
Treatment which is tailored to your diagnosis including manual therapy, exercises and technology
Providing you with a care plan and treatment options with time scales and frequency to help you get back to doing what you love
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