About Graston Technique

Graston Technique was originally conceived by an amateur athlete who suffered a debilitating knee injury while water skiing. Frustrated about the lack of rehabilitation progress following surgery and conventional therapy. After consulting several healthcare professionals, he decided to apply his professional background in machining to create several instruments to treat his soft tissue injury.

Experiencing early success on his own knee, he collaborated with medical and research personnel at Ball Memorial Hospital and Ball State University in Muncie, Ind., to fully develop a technique and a set of instruments. From this collaborative effort, Graston Technique

In 1994, TherapyCare Resources Inc., parent company of Graston Technique therapy, opened an outpatient clinic in Indianapolis, where outcome data was gathered on a wide range of chronic and acute injuries. Five years later, the company turned all of its attention to teaching and training clinicians and continued research on the technique.


It’s our mission to empower clinicians to improve patient outcomes through quality education and products.

About Our Guiding Principles

These core principles are at the foundation of Graston Technique therapy.


You always have an audience with us, and when everyone is focused on the same goal, returning to quality of life, it’s a recipe for success for all.

High Standards

A lack of proper experience and education could introduce serious risk to both patient and clinician. This is why only licensed professionals that meet our strict requirements are accepted into our courses.


More than 20 years of experience and feedback creates a quality of training few can match that is constantly evolving.