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Graston Technique offered at HealthQuest!

Feeling a little stiff after surgery? Have you recently been slowed down by an injury and need to get back in the game? Do the bottoms of your feet hurt when you get out of bed? Does shoulder or elbow pain prevent you from simple things like picking up a gallon of milk or combing your hair? The Graston Technique® could be just the thing to iron out tangled tissue, eliminate your pain, and get you back to doing the things you need to do.  

Would you like to experience the benefits of the Graston Technique®? Call any one of our 8 clinic locations to schedule a Free Consultation with one of our physical therapists to learn how the benefits of the Graston Technique® can get you back to work, life and play!

 All Eight HealthQuest Physical Therapy clinics have recently added a new treatment technique called the Graston Technique® to the health care services we offer our patients. This remarkable procedure allows us to detect and treat areas of “scar tissue” or adhesions in muscles, tendons and ligaments that can lead to pain and limit your activities.  


How It Works: 
The Graston Technique® is a noninvasive procedure that uses stainless-steel instruments that glide along a patient’s muscles, tendons and ligaments and acts like a “scar tissue” stethoscope. When knots or areas of scar tissue are encountered, both the physical therapist and the patient sense a restriction. The instrument can then be used to breakup these restrictions. Minor discomfort (similar to an intense deep tissue massage) during treatment is normal and expected. Stretching and controlled resistance exercised are often used in conjunction with Graston to assist in returning the injured tissue to normal.

Top 10 List of Conditions Effectively Treated by The Graston Technique®! 


  • Neck pain
  • Low back pain
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Tennis elbow
  • Golfer’s elbow
  • Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
  • Knee pain
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • IT Band Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia



This information was provided by HealthQuest Physical Therapy and Wellness Centers: Return to Work, Return to Life, Return to Play.  To learn more about HealthQuest Physical Therapy services and how we can help you recover from an on-the-job injury, regain your independence and get back to living your life, or return to the physical activities you love visit our website at

8 Convenient Locations
Oakland County, Michigan Facilities
Rochester Hills, Lake Orion, Oxford, Clawson/Troy 

Macomb County, Michigan Facilities
Romeo, Shelby Township, Clinton Township, and Macomb Township
Call now for your Free Physical Therapy Consultation


Written by Michael Wacht

May 25, 2010 at 8:27 pm

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