Graston Technique / IASTM

Our Ascent doctors treat joints of the spine and extremities to reduce pain, restore function and improve overall health of the body and mind.

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Graston Technique / IASTM

Graston® Technique

Instrument assisted soft tissue therapies such as Graston® Technique is a form of manual therapy that uses stainless steel tools to perform muscle mobilizations.

Why Ascent?

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
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hip Pain
  • Hamstring Strain
  • ITB Tendinitis
  • Elbow Pain (golfers and tennis elbow)
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Wrist Tendinitis
  • Scar Pain


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