Graston Technique used by Michael Phelps available at JOI Rehab
By By: Matt Paulus, MS, ATC
The Graston Technique used by Michael Phelps available at JOI Rehab
The Graston Technique is available at all of the JOI Rehab Clinics in this region. The use of these tools can help in the recovery of many types of orthopedic conditions and injuries. If you have plantar fasciitis or any type of tendonitis, you should give this type of therapy a try. To learn more about Graston, click HERE.
Reasons for Using Graston Tools
Graston Technique (GT) is an evidence-based soft tissue mobilization instrument that helps improve:
- Decrease inflammation
- Reduce soft tissue lesions
- Skin restrictions
This can result in improved pain free motion. Graston Technique is unlike other Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) products, as it uses 6 stainless-steel instruments. The tools have unique treatment edges and angles to break down scar tissue and promote blood flood. Your therapist will use the tools with an emollient moisturizer to reduce friction and increase the glide of the instrument. When Graston tools are part of your therapy with exercises and stretching, it can result in pain-free motion and function.
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JOI and JOI Rehab
JOI Physicians continue to offer online new patient appointments. This is another option to make it more convenient to make new patient appointments with less phone hold times. Follow the link below to select your JOI MD and schedule online. Scheduling is easy and avoids wait times by the phone.
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Finally, to make appointments with JOI Rehab, please call 904-858-7045.