Problems can occur anywhere in our body, including in our spine, which is a crucial structure in our body. Comprised of a column of small bones interspaced with spongy, circular discs to give the structure flexibility to bend, twist and absorb impacts, our spine also contains countless nerves.
In many instances, the Graston technique is combined with therapeutic massage. This helps to relieve tension that the patient may be holding in their body by relaxing the muscles. In addition, any scar tissue that may have formed internally as a result of traumatic injury or surgery may be broken down. This is important as excessive scar formation can actually inhibit movement and cause significant discomfort.