Answering your Questions about Graston Technique®
Dr. Rolland Nemirovsky and Dr. Rachel Berenbaum are trained and certified Graston Technique practitioners based in New York City. With over 20 years of experience combined, Dr. Rolland and Dr. Rachel have treated tens of thousands of patients with various conditions and injuries. Below are the most asked questions they get from patients interested in the Graston Technique.
What Is the Graston Technique®?
Also known as muscle scraping, The Graston Technique® is a therapy that uses an instrument to move and stimulate soft tissue for the treatment of scar tissue and other muscular problems.
How Does the Graston Technique® Work?
Doctors will run a contoured steel instrument along the affected muscle to identify and mobilize injury. This treatment takes roughly 10 minutes. We have patients warm up before and exercise after treatment. If done properly, the Graston Technique will promote pain relief, mobility, and increased balance.
Is the Graston Technique® Painful?
The Graston Technique can be uncomfortable but many believe it to be more comfortable when compared to manual methods.
What Does the Graston Technique® Treat?
The Graston Technique treats a wide range of conditions including:
- Back pain
- Neck pain
- Wrist tendonitis
- Rotator cuff tendonitis
- Serious scars
- Tennis elbow / golf elbow
- Carpal tunnel
- Strained muscles
- De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis
- Illiotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS)
- Plantar fasciitis
- Chronic bursitis
The Graston Technique® in New York City – Call for an Appointment
Manhattan Sports Therapy is a state of the art facility located in New York City. Our clients range from professional athletes to everyday New Yorkers. We are proud to offer the latest techniques and treatments for the benefit of our valued patients. If you are interested in learning more about The Graston Technique® in NYC, please call to schedule an appointment or contact us online.
Proven Treatments, Happy Patients
“I found Dr. Rolland Nemirovsky through a web search, and it turned out to be the best decision I’d ever made. It took less than a month of treatment before my headaches stopped and my running shoes were back on. By the end of 4 months, my symptoms were completely gone – I NEVER thought that would happen! Dr. Rolland knew exactly what he was doing and helped me more than I ever thought possible.” – Tina, Former Patient
Manhattan Sports Therapy
At Manhattan Sports Therapy, we emphasize non-surgical, non-invasive sports medicine treatments. The Graston Technique® has been effectively utilized to address problems within the musculoskeletal system that result in weakness, alignment issues, pain, poor flexibility / range of motion, and other issues. We encourage you to discuss this exciting option with our team at Manhattan Sports Therapy.
Treating Athletes & Patients Throughout NY
Meet Dr. Rolland Nemirovsky
Dr. Nemirovsky proudly treats elite athletes, celebrities, and patients throughout the New York area. Even if you consider yourself as an everyday exercise enthusiast, our Board Certified therapist understands your goals, and most importantly, understands your fitness level. Dr. Rolland Nemirovsky has undergone all the necessary hours of training needed to performance the most cutting-edge practices in sports injury treatment and prevention.