Graston Technique

By Matt Paulus, MS, ATC, LAT

Graston Technique

By: Matt Paulus, MS, ATC, LAT

We are pleased to incorporate the Graston Technique into our physical therapy treatment protocols. This treatment uses specially designed stainless steel instruments for the detection and treatment of soft tissue dysfunction/injury. These instruments help us to mobilize your soft tissue while you are performing rehabilitative exercises. The goal of these exercises is to improve your function.

These instruments detect and amplify soft tissue restrictions and dysfunction, and enhance our ability to decrease your treatment time and increase your functional outcome. We often use this technique twice per week to treat:

  • Tendinitis
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Epicondylitis
  • Plantarfasciitis
  • Ligament Sprains
  • Muscle Strains
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Edema Reduction
  • Scar Tissue Adhesions
  • Other Injuries (involving soft tissue)

If you have any questions regarding this type of treatment at any time, please call the site coordinator or ask your therapist for more information. For more information on this service or to schedule an appointment, contact any of the above JOI Rehab locations!

More info about Graston, go to Graston.

Physical Therapy

Whether you are suffering from back issues, joint pain, or injuries resulting from any type of activity, JOI has 12 physical therapy clinics who utilize Graston.  These clinics are conveniently located in Jacksonville and Northeast FL who specialize in orthopedic rehab.

If you are interested in scheduling an appointment at JOI Rehab for physical therapy, call (904) 858-7045. Come see us!


Where is Telemedicine frequently used?

All JOI Physicians, Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists now offer Telemedicine services for virtual visits from the convenience of your home. If you feel that it is best to stay in your own home during this time, we can still provide orthopaedic Telehealth services for you. Through the download of the free Zoom app on the your phone, tablet or laptop. Our physicians and Telehealth for Physical Therapy can evaluate you and provide the care you need.

JOI Fracture and Injury Care

JOI Physicians are currently offering ASAP Fracture care. Make an appointment by calling (904)JOI-2000. This is a new option for patients who would like to avoid the emergency room if they have suffered a fracture or soft tissue injury. To learn more about this service, read this article about fracture and injury care.


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