Instrument assisted soft tissue therapies such as Graston® Technique is a form of manual therapy that uses stainless steel tools to perform muscle mobilizations.
The /Ascent /Approach
Our /Approach starts with getting you out of pain quickly, we then help you gain mobility and control so you can move better, after that we focus on building injury resilience so you can stay active for the long term.
Graston is one of the soft tissue modalities we utilize to foster a faster recovery of new or previously permanent injuries.
Graston Technique / IASTM
Graston Technique® and other forms of Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) enables clinicians to effectively break down scar tissue and fascial restrictions.
These techniques utilizes specially designed stainless steel instruments that detect and effectively treat areas exhibiting soft tissue fibrosis or chronic inflammation.
These are some of the commonly treated conditions:
- Achilles tendinopathy/tendinitis
- Ankle sprains
- Plantar fasciitis
- Patella Femoral Syndrome (knee pain)
- Cervical Spine Pain
- Low Back Pain
- Hip Pain
- Hamstring Strain
- ITB Tendinitis
- Elbow Pain (golfers and tennis elbow)
- Rotator Cuff Tendinitis
- Adhesive Capsulitis
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Wrist Tendinitis
- Scar Pain
Dr. Scott Fisher
Chiropractor / Clinic Director
What excites me is when patients realize the freedom movement provides and we find the right mix of manual treatment with interesting and challenging exercises that matches their lifestyle goals. …
Dr. Roger Menta
Chiropractor / Sport Specialist
Dr. Menta is a Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College graduate with the distinction of Clinic Honours and he recently completed the prestigious two year Sports Sciences Residency at CMCC. A Kinesiolog …
Dr. Ryan Boyd
Dr. Boyd is a native Calgarian. Throughout his life Ryan has been heavily involved in the soccer community, both as a player, and a coach. As a competitive athlete, Ryan relied heavily on chiropractic …
Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist
Christine has specialized training in treating individuals with pelvic floor dysfunctions. She has completed the Canadian Orthopedic Level II lower quadrant training in manual therapy and Functional D …
Physiotherapist / Athletic Therapist
Jessie is a Registered Physiotherapist and Certified Athletic Therapist. She holds a Masters degree in Physiotherapy and two Bachelors degrees in Athletic Therapy and Kinesiology. …