Graston® Technique (extremities only)

Graston-Technique--element44Graston® Technique is a non-invasive technique where Dr. Case uses specially designed stainless steel instruments to help identify and treat areas exhibiting soft tissue fibrosis/scar tissue. This process will help reduce or eliminate the adhered fibers, restoring range of motion and help to reduce or eliminate the associated pain.

Same fee if combined with any other treatment. Typically 3-4 treatments required. *Exercises included*

Graston® Technique – Conditions treated include:

  • Achilles Tendinosis/itis/opathy
  • Carpal Tunnel Symptoms
  • Tennis, Golfer’s Elbow (Lateral/Medial Epicondylosis/itis)
  • Runner’s or Jumper’s Knee
  • Plantar Fasciitis (Foot Pain)
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinosis/itis and Shoulder Pain
  • Shin Splints
  • Trigger Finger
Graston Scientific research – CLINICAL TRIALS

Heinecke ML, Thuesen ST, Stow RC (2014). Graston Technique on shoulder motion in overhead athletes (.pdf). Journal of undergraduate kinesiology research, 10(1), 27-39.

Laudner K, Compton BD, McLoda TA, Walters CM (2014). Acute effects of instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization for improving posterior shoulder range of motion in collegiate baseball players. International journal of sports physical therapy, 9(1), 1-7.

Garrett TR, Neibert PJ (2014). Effect of Graston Technique as a treatment for patients with chronic plantar fasciosis: a randomized controlled trial (.pdf). Journal of athletic training, 49(3), S57-58 <ABSTRACT>.

Toepper BW, Docherty CL, Donahue M, Kingma J, Schrader J (2013). The effects of the Graston Technique on knee extension angle (.pdf). Journal of athletic training, 48(3), S128 <ABSTRACT>.

Schaefer JL, Sandrey MA (2012). Effects of a 4-week dynamic-balance-training program supplemented with Graston instrument assisted soft-tissue mobilization for chronic ankle instability (.pdf). Journal of sport rehabilitation, 21(4), 313-326.

Heyer K, Docherty C, Donahue M, Schrader JW (2012). Effect of implement assisted soft tissue mobilization techniques on iliotibial band tightness (.pdf). Journal of athletic training, 47(3), S128 <ABSTRACT>.

Vardiman JP, Horinek RJ, McCartney MK, Graham ZA, Moodie NJ, Gallagher PM (2012). The ability of instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization to attenuate inflammation and symptoms of muscle damage after an eccentric exercise protocol (.pdf). Journal of athletic training, 47(3), S142 <ABSTRACT>.


FOR ANY COMBINATION of Shockwave Therapy, Active Release Techniques (ART), Graston and/or Chiropractic:

Initial consult, exam and treatment: $120*

Follow-up treatment: $70*

New injury – evaluate and treat: $120*

Custom Orthotics: $450 (includes assessment)

*Your Extended Health Plan will often cover fully or a majority of the fees under Dr. Case’s Chiropractic professional designation.

Please note: It is the responsibility of the patient to cover the FULL FEE AT THE TIME OF TREATMENT and to pursue reimbursement by the insurance company.

Did you know that…
Dr. Case’s patients qualify for a special Personal Training rate at Body & Soul Health and Fitness? Conditions apply. For more information, please call Body & Soul at 604-224-BODY.

Treatment Information

Covered with Extended Health Plans (EHPs) under “Chiropractor” or “Chiropractic” regardless of treatment (for Dr. Case’s professional designation). Orthotics covered separately on most EHPs. Please check your plan for coverage.

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