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8714 E Vista Bonita Dr

Scottsdale, AZ 85255 US

480-247-9063

Graston Technique

Graston Technique in Scottsdale, AZ

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Available at Grayhawk Family Chiropractic

Located in the Offices at Grayhawk - North Scottsdale, AZ 85255

Drs. Frank and Sarah Sorrentino are certified Graston Technique providers

What is Graston Technique?

Graston is a soft tissue diagnostic and therapeutic method that has been in outpatient clinics since 1993.  This technique uses stainless steel instruments specifically designed and developed as an alternative to transverse friction massage.  The instruments are uniquely shaped to treat different areas of the body.  The weight and design of the instruments allow doctors to treat deep tissue conditions very effectively.

This technique functions to break down and release adhesions in your muscles and tissues.  By breaking down these adhesions, normal movement and function is restored and the pain associated with it is eliminated.  The benefit of this technique is not only in the detection of these adhesions, but in the amount of improvement that takes place in a short amount of time.  When this technique is coupled with strengthening and stretching exercises, it provides a great aid to chiropractic adjustments and allows patients to get better muck quicker and more completely.

Studies have shown this technique to be effective in treatment of: neck pain, tennis and golfer's elbow, fibromyalgia, IT band syndrome, low back pain, mucle strains, painful scars, plantar fascitis, post-fracture pain and tendonitis.

For further reading on this technique visit: www.grastontechnique.com

Welcome to Grayhawk Family Chiropractic

Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-3:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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Testimonials

Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Drs. Frank and Sarah are extremely skilled in chiropractic care. They utilize powerful, cutting edge techniques such as the Graston Technique, trigger point therapy, chiropractic manipulation, ultrasound and electrical stimulation, to alleviate pain. In addition, they teach their patients how to strengthen their muscles and protect against relapse. Their personalities are warm, compassionate and attentive. Despite a crowded waiting room, they always take extra time to treat their patients and ensure they are feeling better."
    Patient M.W. May 2011

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