Tag: Graston Technique

Safe and effective non-surgical options for Ganglion Cysts and Trigger Finger.

Safe and effective non-surgical options for Ganglion Cysts and Trigger Finger. Dominoes; you tap one and away they go until one affects another which affects another. Why is an article on Ganglion Cysts and Trigger Fingers is discussing Dominoes? Fascio-kinetic chains, which work similar to dominoes in concept, are a series of joints and their surrounding fascia where the action of one joint affects another which affects then another.  People develop Ganglion Cysts and Trigger fingers because a similar mechanism exists in the arms and the legs. When the fascio-kinetic chain functions poorly, each joint in succession is then affected. Fascio-kinetic Read More »

Thumb, shoulder, wrist, elbow and back pain; the hidden meaning behind a weak handshake

Thumb, shoulder, wrist, elbow and back pain; the hidden meaning behind a weak handshake Have you ever shaken somebody’s hand and they hand you the dead fish or a weak handshake? Other than a weak grip, there is more to a weak handshake than meets the eye. From your chiropractor’s point of view, the weak handshake can tell a lot about the body mechanics of the person who shook their hand. In our office, a handshake is a fast and easy diagnostic test for anyone with thumb, shoulder, wrist, elbow or back pain. While not traditionally considered an orthopedic test, the Read More »