Graston Technique® and MedBridge Launch Online Training Course for Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization

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Graston Technique® and MedBridge Announce Online Training Course for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Athletic Trainers

Graston Technique® (GT) and MedBridge, the leader in online clinical education for rehabilitation professionals, announce the launch of a 5-hour accredited online course for physical therapists, occupational therapists, and athletic trainers.

The course, Graston Technique®: Treating Movement Dysfunction through Functional Testing, Graston Technique® and Adjunctive Therapies, provides a comprehensive introduction to Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) and regional interdependence highlighting the Graston Technique®. It uses a case-based methodology to demonstrate GT’s multi-faceted approach to addressing scar tissue and fascial restrictions. The course is available via MedBridge’s online learning platform and instructed by GT Clinical Advisor Jacqueline Shakar, DPT, MSPT, OCS, CMT.

“Based on our commitment to proper training and continuing education, we are very excited about our partnership with MedBridge, which will allow clinicians to gain a better understanding of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization and learn more about the Graston Technique®,” said Todd R. Lugar, President & CEO, Graston Technique, LLC. "While not a substitute for GT’s industry-leading M1 Basic Training Course, this online course is intended to act as both an introduction and as a supplement to live lab training."

About Graston Technique®
Graston Technique® is an innovative form of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization that enables clinicians to effectively address scar tissue and fascial restrictions through comprehensive training, resulting in improved patient outcomes. The technique uses specially-designed stainless steel instruments, along with appropriate therapeutic exercise, to specifically detect and effectively treat areas exhibiting soft tissue fibrosis or chronic inflammation. The instruments also are used diagnostically to follow the kinetic chain, to locate and treat the cause of the symptom as well as the specific area of pain. Learn more at

About MedBridge
MedBridge is the leader in evidence-based online education for rehabilitation professionals. MedBridge’s educational ecosystem combines a sophisticated blended learning platform with cloud-based performance metrics and accredited curriculum taught by renowned instructors. Learn more about our dedication to improving patient outcomes through lifelong learning, as well as our upcoming Home Exercise Program at

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