Anyone who has had tennis elbow knows that it is a very uncomfortable condition.  It is also known as lateral epicondylitis and it results from overuse or strain of the tendon that attaches the bony outside of the elbow to the muscles in the forearm.  Many tennis players end up getting this condition – hence the name – but it is definitely possible to get it if you don’t play tennis. Basically, any type of activity that requires you to grip something repetitively can result in tennis elbow.  One of the several treatments that are often used to combat tennis elbow is known as the Graston Technique. How It Works The Graston Technique utilizes various stainless steel instruments to physically break down scar tissue in different parts of the body.  Pressure is applied with the steel instrument and moved in such a way that the underlying tissue is released and broken Continue reading →