Soft Tissue Techniques

delicate tissue-recovery

Graston Technique: Graston Technique is a protected type of Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) use to separate scar tissue and fascial confinements. The system includes 6 stainless steel instruments of contrasting shapes and sizes to viably distinguish and treat regions of delicate tissue fibrosis (scarring) or incessant irritation.

The stainless steel Graston Technique instruments act like a stethoscope upgrading the specialists at Functional Health capacity to recognize fascial attachments and confinements. Graston Technique has been clinically demonstrated to accomplish snappier and better results in treating various distinctive intense and incessant wounds including:

  • Lumbar Sprain/Strain (back agony)
  • Cervical Sprain/Strain (whiplash, neck torment)
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries (shoulder torment)
  • Parallel Epicondylopathy (tennis elbow)
  • Average Epicondylopathy (golfer's elbow)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Patellofemoral Disorders (knee torment)
  • Achilles Tendinopathy (ligament torment at back of lower leg)
  • Plantar Fasciitis (base of foot and heel torment)
  • Tibial Stress Syndromes (shin props)
  • Post-surgical and Traumatic Scar Pain

Active Release Technique:

Active Release Technique (ART) is a soft tissue system incorporating a movement based protocol system to treat injuries and restrictions with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.

The doctors at Functional Health use their hands to evaluate the texture, tone, tightness and restrictions of the soft tissue. Dysfunctional muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves are treated by combining directionally specific soft tissue contacts with a number of tissue selective movement patterns.

ART is effective at treating injuries including:

  1. Back and Neck Pain
  2. Headaches
  3. Knee Injuries
  4. Shoulder Pain
  5. Tennis and Golfer’s Elbow
  6. Plantar Fasciitis


FAKTR remains for "Practical and Kinetic Treatment with Rehabilitation, Provocation and Motion." FAKTR is a delicate tissue idea to be used with various delicate tissue strategies to speed the recuperating time of intense and ceaseless wounds of the musculoskeletal and fascial frameworks.

FAKTR works in three noteworthy strategies:

  1. Neurologically: By empowering certain pathways in the sensory system Dr. Doerr can standardize the tone of over dynamic or under dynamic muscles. Through tangible, engine and proprioceptive incitement, the specialists at Bergen Chiropractic and Sports Rehabilitation Center are capable barrage the focal sensory system with an enormous measure of afferent (from the outskirts to the focal sensory system) input. This barrage resemble hitting control alt erase on your PC successfully rebooting your sensory system and reestablishing appropriate tone to the tissue.
  2. Fundamentally: Through particular nearby medications, the specialists at Bergen Chiropractic and Sports Rehabilitation Center can impact the mending procedure on harmed and declining tissues. Through these particular sorts of treatment, it is conceivable to build the multiplication of the cells of mending and rebuild harmed tissue into a sound state. This would be like re-connecting strands of a rope freighting from the back to front.
  3. Vascular/Microcirculatory: My changing the kind of treatment power, it is conceivable to transform delicate tissue medications into a calming treatment. Through light exceptionally gentile medications, the specialists at Bergen Chiropractic and Sports Rehabilitation Center can impact shallow blood stream to a district helping with the lessening of swelling, wounding, bursitis, post-surgical agony, and ranges of elevated affectability.

FAKTR consolidates delicate tissue medicines with resistance preparing, practical exercises, and proprioceptive (equalization and coordination) activities to create quicker results than customary treatment strategies. FAKTR is intended to decrease torment and reestablish capacity. Most patients notification changes in their agony, ROM, or capacity to perform sports on their first treatment.

FAKTR, once in the past called FAKTR-PM, was produced by Gregory H Doerr, DC and Thomas E Hyde, DC in 2002 and is at present instructed all through the United States, Canada, Latin America, South America, Australia and Europe.