Graston Technique® Therapy

Grastron TherapyGraston Technique® therapy is an evidence-based form of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization that allows for precise detection and treatment of soft tissue adhesions, scar tissue, restrictions as well as muscle and tendon dysfunction. Following the kinetic chain, Graston Technique trained therapists can target and specifically treat affected tissues often resolving issues once thought to be permanent.

Some of the most common conditions treated with Graston Technique therapy are:

  • Neck pain (cervical sprain/strain)
  • Back pain (lumbar sprain/strain)
  • Ankle pain (Achilles tendinosis and tendonitis)
  • Heel pain (plantar fasciitis)
  • Knee pain (patellofemoral disorders, patellar tendinosis/tendonitis)
    Iliotibial (IT) band
  • Hamstring injuries
  • Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylosis and epicondylitis)
  • Golfer's elbow (medial epicondylosis and epicondylitis)
  • Shoulder pain (rotator cuff tendinosis and tendonitis)
  • Scar tissue
  • Hip pain
  • Shin splints
  • Wrist pain (carpal tunnel syndrome)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Trigger finger
  • Women's health (post-mastectomy and caesarean scarring)

To learn more, please call the Center for Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation and Balance at Nazareth Hospital at 215.335.3954.