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March 26, 2014
Rehabilitation services at AL!VE now include the World-Class Graston Technique® at Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital
       by kiss1850

September 1, 2013
ACA News
Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
       by Caitlin Lukacs

June 1, 2013
Jumping Into Sports: Ted Forcum, DC Interview
       by Caitlin Lukacs

May 9, 2013
AmeriCare Physical Therapy: Living With Scleroderma
       by Susan Rele

March 10, 2013
UFC's Joe Lauzon recovering from substantial scar tissue, targets summer return
       by Dann Stupp

February 28, 2013

Dr. Warren Hammer's Perspective on GT
       by GTMarketing100

December 18, 2012
Graston Technique Testimonial with Severe Ankle Sprain
       by Dr. Joe Jaime DC

November 28, 2012
Healthy Idaho - Dr. Nate Spangler interview about Graston Technique
       by Carolyn Holly 

October 5, 2012
Graston Technique used by Sam Kouvaris & orthopedic surgeon
       by Sam Kouvaris 

July 6, 2012

Michael Phelps Training Secrets Interview
       by Selene Yeager

June 17, 2012

Marysville Chiropractor Uses Graston Technique for Enhanced Pain Relief
       by GlobeNewswire

June 11, 2012

Michael Phelps Tweet on his offical Twitter account
       by Michael Phelps

June 7, 2012

Graston Technique demonstration on tennis elbow / lateral epicondylitis
       by Dr. Jonathan Wilhelm DC

June 5, 2012

Dr. Brian Petrie and the Graston Technique for Athletic Injuries
       by Dr. Brian Petrie DC

June 5, 2012

Healthy Hints for Harmony: The Graston Technique
       by Dr. Bryan D. Royer DC

June 1, 2012

Healthy Idaho - Graston Technique
       by KTVB staff

May 2, 2012
Kinetic Sports Rehab Blog

Graston Technique in Seattle for Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
       by Kinetic Sports Rehab

March 26, 2012
Calgary Herald

Achilles Injuries, Part 2: Paratenonitis and Non-Insertional Achilles Injuries
       by Jari Love, Calgary Herald

May 3, 2012
Dynamic Chiropractic, Vol. 30, Issue 07

Graston Technique effectively treats scar tissue
       by Jari Love, Calgary Herald

March 26, 2012
Dynamic Chiropractic, Vol. 30, Issue 07

Achilles Injuries, Part 2: Paratenonitis and Non-Insertional Achilles Injuries
       by Thomas Michaud, DC

March 14, 2012
Athletic Edge Sports Medicine

Follow the Road to Recovery
       by Tania Haas

March 9, 2012

A Therapy for Every Injury at OrthoCarolina
       by MDNews

February 27, 2012
Indiana State University

Professor, students expand rehab services at free clinic
       by ISU Communications and Marketing Staff

December 1, 2011
The Edge
Lymphedema Successfully Treated With GT, Lymphedema S/P Mastectomy, capsular contracture S/P breast augmentation
       by Justine DeLuccio, PT, MS, OCS, FAAOMPT

November 7, 2011
The Vancouver Sun

Healing the pain of plantar fasciitis: Eliminating barefoot activity, physio, splints all help ease discomfort
       by Claire Young, PostMedia News

November 4, 2011
Dynamic Chiropractic

Thoracolumbar Junction or Superior Cluneal Nerve Entrapment Syndrome: A Hidden Source of Low Back & Pelvic Pain
       by Marc Heller, DC

October 25, 2011
Graston Technique

M1-Basic Training at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado

October 2, 2011
Brief and Straightforward Guide: What is Graston Technique?
       by Dan Harkins

September 26, 2011
TCNJ alumna to represent Italy in 2012 Olympics
       by Samantha Costa of The Times

September 8, 2011
Hurt so good?
       by Jessie Halladay

July 1, 2011
Dynamic Chiropractic
It's the Fascia, Stupid
       by Warren Hammer, MS, DC, DABCO

What Is Low-Force Chiropractic? Palpation, Adjusting and Soft-Tissue Applications
       by Marc Heller, DC

June 30, 2011
The Bulletin
Graston Technique: Soft tissue therapy breaks up scar tissue and adhesions
       by Anne Aurand

June 27, 2011
The Mercury
Physical therapy treatment of shoulder and elbow injuries in the baseball or softball player
       by John R. Mishock, PT, DPT, DC, Mishock Physical Therapy

June 26, 2011
The Standard Speaker
Sugarman following mentor into HA Hall of Fame
       by the editor of

June 22, 2011
Graston Technique introduction & demonstration by Dr. Blaha DC
       by NTV Good Live

June 11, 2011
Bodybuilder Medicine, Vol 6: Alternative Treatments for Musculoskeletal issues
       by Tony F. Human, D.O.

June 8, 2011
The Globe and Mail
You can exercise around nagging injuries
       by Celia Milne

May 20, 2011
Graston Technique and Tennis Elbow
       by Dr. James Devine

April 2011
Triple Trouble
       by Maria Hutsick

March  2011
Back on Track
       by Elisha Cusumano

February 18, 2011
Cyclingnews Fitness Q&A - February 18, 2011
       by David Fleckenstein, MPT, OCS

January 24, 2011
Graston Technique: A Case Study and Other Thoughts on Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization Techniques
       By Eric Schoenberg, MSPT, CSCS

January 6, 2011
Wausau Daily Herald:
Crash leads to chiropractic career
       By Amy Ryan

January 4, 2011
ABC KGO 7:   
Graston Technique now used for breast cancer treatment
by Carolyn Johnson

December 10, 2010 
Are injuries behind Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews reduced sack numbers?
       By's Pete Dougherty

December 6, 2010 
Y members give new center a test run
       by Beacon journalist Jim Carney

October 27, 2010
New Orleans Hornets:
Hornets Name Jon Ishop Head Trainer who is GT Certified
       by staff

October 25, 2010
PottsTown's The Mercury: 
A treatment option for carpal tunnel syndrome
       by John R. Mishock, PT, DPT, DC

September 2, 2010
The Graston Technique: An Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manual Therapy for Back Pain
Thomas E. Hyde, DC, DACBSP, CKTP, FCCSS (Hon)

August 19, 2010
Trek ExplorersWeb: 
The Pioneer's Checkpoint interview with Sean Burch
       by ExWeb staff


August 16, 2010
Edmonton Journal

Patients left bruised, but grateful: Say chiropractic tool technique brings relief
       by Jodie Sinnema

July 1, 2010
PT Talker:
Could Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization Benefit Your Practice?
       by Jeff Worrell

June 16, 2010
Carolinas Hospital System offers various outpatient rehab programs
       by Nicole Boone

June 3, 2010
A master at connective tissue issues
       by Marjorie Hack

June 1, 2010
PT Talker:
Physical Therapy Instruments Serve as an Extension of the Hands
       by Jeff Worrell

June 1, 2010
Hands-On Healing: Why Women are Turning to Manual Therapy
       by Joseph Hooper

May 27, 2010
Bay Area doctors and therapists use Medieval-like tool used to relieve chronic pain
by Carolyn Johnson

May 14, 2010
Baseball notebook: Mount Vernon swings over to wood
       by Jake Thomases

April 30, 2010
Josh Pressley, Matt Hagen spent offseason recovering from injuries
       by Ryan Dunleavy

March 2010
Chiropractic Economics:
Becoming a sports chiropractor
       by Jasper Sidhu, DC

February 11, 2010
A Warren sports therapist takes a busman's holiday at the Olympics
       by Amanda Peterka / Messenger Gazette
February 1, 2010
Alternative care has fans, foes
       by Frank Konkel

January 20, 2010
Local sports therapist readies for Olympic experience of a lifetime
       by Amanda Peterka / Messenger-Gazette

January 14, 2010
Dynamic Chiropractic - Vol. 28, Issue 02
Marc's Most Missed Clinical Findings for the Lower Back
       by Mark Heller, DC

January 6, 2010
WNDU 16:
New massage therapy technique helping local breast cancer patients
       by Maureen McFadden

December 20, 2009
Wilton Villager:
Norwalk chiropractor Hammer speaks at conference
       by The Hour Publishing staff

December 2, 2009
Dynamic Chiropractic: Vol. 27, Issue 25
The Iliopsoas: A Possible Cause of Acetabular Labrum Tear
       by Warren Hammer, MS, DC, DABCO

November 10, 2009
Dynamic Chiropractic: Vol 25 Number 4
Parker College Doctor Treats Colombian Archers at World Championships
       by Dynamic Chiropractic staff

October 26, 2009
Pottstown's The Mercury:
Physical Therapy- The first choice for muscle and tendon injuries
       by John R. Mishock, DC, MPT, Mishock Physical Therapy

October 21, 2009
Dynamic Chiropractic - October 21, 2009, Vol. 27, Issue 22
Common Clinical Patterns in the Middle and Lower Cervical Spine
       by Marc Heller, DC 

September 9, 2009
Dynamic Chiropractic - September 9, 2009, Vol. 27, Issue 19
Movement Heals
       by Warren Hammer, MS, DC, DABCO 

July 16, 2009
The Hour:
Improving range of motion in breast cancer survivors
       by Chris Bosak

May 25, 2009
The Mercury:
Low back pain: What really works based on the research
       by John R. Mishock, DC, MPT, Mishock Physical Therapy

May 4, 2009
Medical Technology: Graston Therapy
       by Carolyn Murray

May 1, 2009
Deep massage helps relieve muscle pain
       by WKOW Staff

May 1, 2009
Fascia and scarring
       by WSCOC Staff

April 22, 2009
Dynamic Chiropractic - April 22, 2009, Vol. 27, Issue 09
Manual Loading for Lateral Epicondylopathy
       by Warren Hammer, MS, DC, DABCO

February 27, 2009 Fox 12:
No Pain, No Gain: Dr. Phillip Snell's Chiropractic Magic
       by Becky Moore

February 22, 2009
The Mercury:
Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction: A common cause of low back pain?
       by John R. Mishock, DC, MPT, Mishock Physical Therapy

January 29, 2009
Tough Massage for results
       by Anne Kelly

January 15, 2009
Wilmington News Journal:
Chiropractic treatment indispensable for soft tissue injuries
       by Christopher D. Stromberg B.S., M.Ed., M.Ed., D.C.

November 25, 2008
This massage method produces results
       by Mary Shedden

October 1, 2008
Experience Life Magazine:
Instruments of Change
       by Jenny Liu

June 24, 2008
NBC 2 New York:
Hi-Tech Hand Injuries
       by Dr. Holly Phillips MD

March 21, 2008
WABC-TV New York:
The Graston Technique to ease pain
       by Dr. Jay Adlersberg MD

March 17, 2008
Graston Technique helps chronic pains
       by Lisa Thomas-Laury

February 10, 2008
Dr. Frank Mandarino demonstrates the Graston Technique
       by Michael McWeeney

October 2007
Biomechanics Journal:
MCL injury massage
       by Mike Ploski, PT, ATC, OCS

August 2007
Biomechanics Journal:
Plantar Fasciitis treatment
       by Mike Ploski, PT, ATC, OCS

October 25, 2006 6 News:
Graston Technique helps athletes get back into the game
       by Stacia Matthews

April 4, 2005
Spine-Health & Back Pain Radio
Exercise Balls, Home Gym Equipment and the Graston Technique
Grant Cooper, MD interviewing Thomas E. Hyde, DC, DACBSP, CKTP, FCCSS (Hon)

October 2002
The American Chiropractor:
The Graston Technique: Changing the Treatment of Soft Tissue Injuries
       by Karen Wilczewski

FAKTR - Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehab

FAKTR Image by Anthony Tsai, DC with photos courtesy of

FAKTR in the News:

March 1, 2012
Chiropractic & Osteopathic College of Australasia Newsletter Vol 18, Number 1

Workshop Preview: Interview with Tom Hyde about FAKTR
       by COCA staff

December 2, 2011
Dynamic Chiropractic

Experimental Exercises for Golfers See also Part 1
       by Jeffrey Tucker, DC, DACRB

July 21, 2011:
MyRehabExercise Blog
Adding Movement to Manual Therapy With FAKTR
       by Tom Hyde, DC and Greg Doerr, DC

July 7, 2011:
All Things Healing
Treatment of Injuries Using Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehab, Provocation and Motion or FAKTR-PM
       by Thomas E. Hyde, DC, DACBSP, CSTI, FRCCSS (Hon), FICC

Fascial Manipulation in the News:

July 29, 2011
Dynamic Chiropractic
Fascial Manipulation
       by Mark Heller, DC

The "Yips" When Putting May Be Due to Scar Tissue
       by Warren Hammer, MS, DC, DABCO 

August 26, 2011
Dynamic Chiropractic
The Fabulous Fibroblast
        by Warren Hammer, MS, DC, DABCO

December 16, 2011
Dynamic Chiropractic
Peripheral Sensory Nerves: A Treatable Source of Pain?
        by Marc Heller, DC


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