Join Our Preferred Provider Program

Enhance Your Practice with Exclusive Benefits

The Graston Technique Preferred Provider Program is tailored for practitioners trained in the Graston Technique, ensuring that patients receive the highest standard of care. By subscribing to our program, you gain a multitude of benefits designed to increase your visibility and patient engagement.

Subscription Benefits

Professional Accreditation

To join, you must be trained in the Graston Technique, ensuring all providers meet our high standards of care. This requirement enhances the trust and credibility of your practice among patients.

Tiered Recognition System

As you advance through higher education levels in Graston Technique training, you receive accolades and badges for your achievements. The highest honor, the GTS designation, is awarded to those who demonstrate superior proficiency and is prominently displayed on your provider profile.

Increased Online Presence

Your practice will be listed in our Preferred Provider Directory, a tool accessible directly by patients searching for certified Graston Technique specialists in their area. This listing is optimized for search engines, improving your chances of appearing in top search results.

Direct Patient Referrals

Each provider profile features a ‘Book Now’ or ‘Contact Now’ button, enabling potential patients to reach out to you directly from our website. This direct line of communication enhances patient acquisition and increases the efficiency of your practice’s operations.

Marketing Resources Library

Gain exclusive access to our comprehensive library of marketing materials designed specifically for Graston Technique practitioners. These resources will aid you in effectively promoting your services and educating potential clients about the benefits of the Graston Technique.

Extended Online Reach

We employ advanced SEO strategies that enhance the visibility of our directory and, by extension, your profile. This means better exposure on search engines and a higher likelihood of attracting patients.

Flexible Subscription Plans

Choose from our annual subscription at just $75 per year, or opt for a longer-term contract that offers additional benefits and savings. Both plans are designed to provide flexibility and value to your practice.

Subscription Pricing

Standalone Subscription

Join the Preferred Provider Program for an annual fee of $75. This option provides all the listed benefits and is ideal for practitioners seeking to enhance their individual practice’s visibility and patient engagement.

Bundle Inclusion

The Preferred Provider subscription can also be included as part of one of our comprehensive Graston Technique bundles. These bundles are designed to provide additional training and resources at a value, integrating the subscription fee into a total package deal. This is an excellent option for practitioners looking to maximize their investment in Graston Technique training and resources.

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Why Enroll?

Enrolling in the Preferred Provider Program positions your practice among a select group of recognized professionals, increasing your credibility and connecting you with a network of potential clients and peers. It’s an investment in your professional visibility and operational efficiency.

Take the next step in professional development. Enroll in the Graston Technique Preferred Provider Program today and start leveraging these powerful benefits immediately!

What is Graston Technique, and How Does It Work?

FAQ's

Who should take Graston Technique® Training?

Advanced participants must hold a valid clinical license and must have successfully completed Essential Training. It is also recommended that participants currently be utilizing advanced orthopedic and functional testing in their clinical practices. Working knowledge of functional anatomy, human movement analysis, and the principles of regional interdependence, as they apply to injury recognition and treatment, is recommended. A review of the anatomical structures of the spine, and upper and lower extremities are most appropriate prior to attending the course. Advanced Training is multi-disciplinary and is available to, but not limited to, Certified Athletic Trainers, Acupuncturists, Physical Therapists and Assistants, Occupational Therapists and Assistants, Fitness Professionals, Massage Therapists, Doctors of Chiropractic, and Physicians. If Essential Training took place prior to January 1, 2015, clinicians must first complete the 3-hour Essential Updates and Revisions Course ($59 or free with Advanced Training registration) before proceeding to Advanced Training registration.

Who are the instructors?

The Graston Technique® Instructional Team is committed to providing the highest caliber of hands-on training available, based on evidence-based research and industry best practices. We’re extremely proud of the 50+ advisors and instructors who help us shape the future of Graston Technique® therapy. 

How many CEUs will I receive?

Traditionally our Essential Training has 12 CEU's that are accredited for and for our Advanced Training 14 CEU's while our Upper Quarter Training has 8 CEU's.

What is the cost of the training and instruments?

The Essential Training is $650. The Advanced Training is $695. The full set of 6 instruments costs $2395.

What kind of results does Graston Technique® produce?

Historically, the Graston Technique® has had positive outcomes in 75-90 percent of all conditions treated. It is equally effective in restoring function to acute and chronic injuries, pre- and post-surgical patients and maintaining optimal range of motion.

How much does Advanced Self-Paced Training cost?

The course consists of 14 modules with a maximum of 60 days to complete the training. Self-Paced Advanced Training costs $695. Please call in at 888.926.2727 for student and veteran pricing. The cost for Self-Paced Advanced Training with an instrument set is $2590. Please call in at 888.926.2727 for payment plan details. Clinicians have the opportunity to save $100 when registering for Advanced Training within the 30 days following your Essential Training date.

How do I renew my GTS credential?

You will receive a reminder before your GTS credential expires (every 2 years), notifying you of the expiration date and providing the opportunity to retake the latest version of the Advanced Updates & Revisions online course, and the GTS credential exam.

What if I need to cancel?

The course consists of 14 modules with a maximum of 30 days to complete the training. Should you need to cancel your registration for any reason, your training fee can be transferred to another date/location of your choosing. Your transfer must be applied within 12 months of cancellation date. You may also apply your training fees towards other Graston Technique® products within 12 months of cancellation date. Any training fees not used within 12 months of cancellation date are subject to forfeiture. Graston Technique, LLC reserves the right to alter dates, times, locations, content, and faculty to accommodate unexpected needs. Graston Technique, LLC cannot be responsible for expenses incurred by registrants if the program is cancelled or altered.

What conditions can be treated with the Graston Technique®?

GT training is multi-disciplinary and is available to the following licensed professionals: Acupuncturists Canadian Massage Therapists Certified Hand Therapists Certified/Licensed Athletic Trainers Chiropractors Dentists Medical Physicians Occupational Therapists Occupational Therapist Assistants Osteopaths Physical Therapists/Physiotherapists Physical Therapist Assistants Podiatrists Students (In the final year of one of the above programs) U.S. Massage Therapists (see below) Veterinarians Only clinicians who have been trained in the Graston Technique® Basic course are qualified to obtain the Graston Technique® instruments and apply the technique to treat patients. The course is offered either on-site or at trainings offered throughout the year at a variety of locations.

Is Graston Technique® an Evidenced-Based Form of Manual Therapy?

Empirical and anecdotal evidence exists for the following physiological effects of GT: Separates and breaks down collagen cross-links, and splays and stretches connective tissue and muscle fibers Facilitates reflex changes in the chronic muscle holding pattern (inhibition of abnormal tone/guarding leading to pain reduction via improved sensory input) Alters/inhibits spinal reflex activity (facilitated segment) Increases the rate and amount of blood flow to and from the area (angiogenesis vs. immediate local increases in blood flow) Increases cellular activity in the region, including fibroblasts and mast cells Increases histamine response secondary to mast cell activity

Can anyone obtain the instruments?

GT training is multi-disciplinary and is available to the following licensed professionals: Acupuncturists Canadian Massage Therapists Certified Hand Therapists Certified/Licensed Athletic Trainers Chiropractors Dentists Medical Physicians Occupational Therapists Occupational Therapist Assistants Osteopaths Physical Therapists/Physiotherapists Physical Therapist Assistants Podiatrists Students (In the final year of one of the above programs) U.S. Massage Therapists (see below) Veterinarians Only clinicians who have been trained in the Graston Technique® Basic course are qualified to obtain the Graston Technique® instruments and apply the technique to treat patients. The course is offered either on-site or at trainings offered throughout the year at a variety of locations.

Am I required to purchase instruments to attend Essential training?

You are not required to purchase instruments to benefit from GT Training because GT supplies the instruments for the Essential and Advanced in-person, hybrid, and live online training events. Instruments are included with our Essential Self-Paced Training package. However, Graston Technique is designed to work best with Graston Technique Instruments – and if you would like to become a GT Provider after the training you need instruments for that certification. We offer flexible financing plans as well as an instrument reservation program that ensures you’ll be able to take instruments home with you after your training.

Do you have payment plans available?

Graston Technique now offers an in-house Deferred Payment Plan on purchases over $1500. Use our payment calculator during checkout to determine your downpayment amount and the duration to calculate your monthly payment. Prefer to talk to a human being? Call us today at 888-926-2727.

Who is eligible for training?

Eligible Clinicians GT training is multi-disciplinary and is available to the following professionals: Acupuncturists Canadian Massage Therapists Certified Hand Therapists Certified/Licensed Athletic Trainers Certified Personal Trainers Chiropractors Cross Fit Trainers Dentists Medical Physicians Occupational Therapists Occupational Therapist Assistants Osteopaths Physical Therapists/Physiotherapists Physical Therapist Assistants Podiatrists Students (In the final year of one of the above programs) Strength and Conditioning Specialists (CSCS) U.S. Massage Therapists (see below) Veterinarians U.S. Massage Therapist Requirements With the guidance of some of the top advisors in the field of massage therapy, we have found the appropriate balance of education and experience that will allow massage therapists to be successful in the application of Graston Technique® therapy. Current massage therapy license or certification Pass exam or be certified in MBLEx, NCBTMB, NCETMB, NCETM, or NESL or work in an office with a licensed PT, DC, or ATC 750 clinical hours of education with 250 hands-on hours of experience.