Equalign Podcast

Equalign Talks Graded Exposure

October 18, 2021 Equalign Wendy Coren DC and Dave Lundquist DC Season 2 Episode 33
Equalign Podcast
Equalign Talks Graded Exposure
Show Notes

Graded exposure is a treatment technique that used to reduce physical sensations of anxiety and discomfort. When working with animals and humans sometimes jumping right into treatments can create a reaction that is over emphasized compared to the stimulus. When starting fascial work with a tool and the subject pulls away at the slightest touch is a great example. Graded exposure is starting slowly, lightly and gradually increasing pressure to tolerance. Listen along on how important graded exposure is for outcomes.