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The Graston Technique is when clinicians use specialized stainless steel instruments to effectively release scar tissue and/or other restrictions to improve a patients mobility.

Common conditions that respond well to the Graston Technique include:

Pulled Hamstring 
 Meniscal tears 
 Plantar Fasciitis 
 Tight Hip Flexors 
 Shin Splints 
 IT Band Syndrome 
 Shoulder Pain
 Tennis Elbow
 Golfer's Elbow
 Post Fractures/Surgery/Immobilization
 DeQuervain's
 Trigger Finger


Only occupational therapists, physical therapists, or certified athletic trainers who have attended the requisite course and successfully passed the exam may practice the Graston Technique. 

Graston Technique services are available at the following Sentara Therapy Center locations: 

Blocker YMCA - Norfolk
Granby - Norfolk
Greenbrier - Chesapeake
 
Hand Therapy - Virginia Beach
Hilltop - Virginia Beach
Princess Anne - Virginia Beach
Williamsburg
CarePlex - Hampton
Grassfield - Chesapeake
Great Bridge - Chesapeake





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