The Graston Technique

Revolutionary Graston Technique Successfully Treats Hackensack and Bergen County Chiropractic Patients

Are you struggling to manage chronic back pain? Is sciatica keeping you from living a full and active life? Is shoulder pain and hip pain affecting your ability to work? Here at Advanced Health Center, PC, we have exciting news for Hackensack and Bergen County chiropractic patients. The revolutionary Graston Technique, a healing treatment for acute and chronic soft tissue pain, can help you reclaim your life! Our chiropractors, Dr. Angel Carrion and Dr. Lisa Noto, are delivering this life-changing chiropractic treatment used by elite athletes to Hackensack and Bergen County patients.

The Graston Technique is an innovative, non-invasive treatment used to help soft tissue, such as the muscles, ligaments and tendons, heal following injury. A chiropractor like Dr. Carrion will use the specially designed stainless steel instruments to detect and treat soft tissue injuries and chronic inflammation. This includes back pain, shoulder pain, sciatica and hip pain caused by a soft tissue injury, herniated disc or bulging disc. This technology is improving injury treatment and rehabilitation.

Advanced instrument assisted myofacial release technique to strip away your muscular adhesions and scar tissue.


Graston Technique Corrects Scar Tissue, Helps Body Correctly Heal Following Injury

The Graston Technique uses a patented instrument to assist a chiropractor in locating scar tissue damage and then healing this damage. Normal soft tissue is comprised of dense, elongated fibers, such as tendons and ligaments. When this soft tissue is damaged, it can heal haphazardly, restricting motion and causing pain. For example, injuries to tendons, ligaments and muscles may occur gradually over time, as natural wear and tear from repetitive motions damages the soft tissues.

Our wellness team uses six stainless steel instruments to detect and treat soft tissue damage. These instruments are specially crafted to comb over natural tissue and "catch" damaged fibers. Once the damaged fiber is identified, our chiropractors will then use the instruments to "break up" the scar tissue. Breaking up the lump of scar tissue allows neighboring tissue to absorb the damage and reform healthy tissue.

The Graston Technique treatment incorporates warm-up exercises, stretching and ice/heat therapy. It is natural to experience some soreness or minor discomfort during the treatment; this is simply a sign that the body is naturally healing itself. Patients typically receive twice-weekly treatments for four to five weeks. Depending on the type of injury, the Graston Technique has successfully helped treat 75-90% of all cases involving soft tissue injuries, relieving back pain, sciatica, hip pain and shoulder pain.

Advanced Health Center PC is the only chiropractic center in Hackensack to offer this revolutionary treatment for personal injuries. This treatment is successfully used by elite professional athletes, including NBA, NHL and MLB players - and now you can enjoy the benefits, too!

Here at Advanced Health Center PC, we believe everyone deserves to live a long, healthy and active life. That's why our unique approach to pain relief, including the Graston Technique, is designed to help the body heal naturally from within. We believe that prescription painkillers simply "cover up" pain and don't treat the underlying problem. If you are experiencing back pain, hip pain, shoulder pain or sciatica, you may be suffering from a herniated disc or a bulging disc, or a soft tissue injury. It is only by restoring proper alignment to the musculoskeletal system and healing scar tissue that you will be able to enjoy true pain relief.

Whether you suffer from a herniated disc, a bulging disc, or a soft tissue sports injury, the Graston Technique can help you recover a full range of motion and relieve pain. We look forward to helping you heal!

Call us at (201) 489-3400 to find out more.


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