Graston Technique®

The Graston Technique® is an amazing therapy being used by many university and professional sports teams to treat and prevent sports injuries.
Recover from sports injuries quickly and effectively. Contact us today to see if we can help!

Discover the Sports Injury Rehabilitation Technique Used by Many Professional Sports Franchises

Graston Technique in Thousand Oaks, CA: We have been using the Graston Tecnhique® for over 5 years. This amazing procedure allows our medical professionals to detect and treat areas of scar tissue in the muscles, tendons and ligaments that often lead to pain and discomfort. The technique is safe and effective for all ages and is currently being used by many university and professional sports teams to treat and prevent injury.

Scar tissue is not as strong or flexible as undamaged tissue, thus when left untreated, areas affected are subject to over use trauma. This can lead to pain and dysfunction because this replacement tissue lacks the strength and flexibility of healthy tissue (in some areas it may even mat down and entrap a nerve).

How the Graston Technique® works: A stainless steel instrument glides along a patient’s muscle, tendons or ligaments and acts like a “scar tissue” stethoscope. When knots or bands of scar tissue are encountered, both the doctor and the patient sense a restriction or a granular feeling. The instrument can then be used to “break up” this restriction or fascial adhesion. Stretching exercises, physical therapy, chiropractic care or taping are then used to promote re-alignment of the fibers so that they behave more like normal.

The revolutionary treatment is available for everything from rotator cuff injuries, to knee pain and tennis elbow.  You can visit for more information.

Professional Sports Organizations Utilizing Graston Technique®


Atlanta Hawks
Utah Jazz
Milwaukee Bucks
New York Knicks
Denver Nuggets
Washington Wizards
Cleveland Cavaliers
Miami Heat
Philadelphia 76ers
Minnesota Timberwolves


Indianapolis Colts
New England Patriots
San Francisco 49ers
Washington Redskins
Jacksonville Jaguars
New York Giants
Tennessee Titans


Colorado Avalanche


Chicago White Sox
Cleveland Indians
New York Mets
St. Louis Cardinals
Cincinnati Reds
Milwaukee Brewers

Professional Golf

PGA Tour
Champions Tour

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Chiropractic, Sport Rehabilitation & Weight Loss Needs

We work with amateur and professional athletes alike, to get them back on the field of play safely and quickly.
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I have needed to see Dr. Chirs for a variety of issues that have developed during Marathon/Ironman training. Dr. Chris does an amazing job at figuring out the root cause of the issue to treat it, rather than just treating the symptoms. He had saved a few races for me! You know you found someone good when you can barely walk in one day, are are walking almost 100% normal the very next day!

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