Orthopedic Physical Therapists Anderson IN

Orthopedic physical therapists diagnose and treat injuries of the muscular and skeletal systems. Orthopedic injuries and problems include repetitive strain injuries, ankle sprain, and osteoarthritis. Read on to learn more and to gain access to expert orthopedic physical therapists in Anderson, IN.

First Choice Physical Therapy - Yorktown
(765) 357-4999
7701 W Kilgore
Yorktown, IN
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Central Indiana Gastroenterology Group
(765) 646-8477
2020 Meridian St
Anderson, IN
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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The Day Spa
(765) 649-5564
4018 Columbus Ave
Anderson, IN
Industry
Health Spa, Physical Therapist

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Bliss Massage Therapy
(765) 622-0222
2210 E 10th St
Anderson, IN
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Frank Chiropractic Clinic
(765) 641-7700
520 E 8th St
Anderson, IN
Industry
Physical Therapist

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First Choice Physical Therapy - Muncie
(765) 216-5905
3607 N Everbrook Ln
Muncie, IN
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Certified Hand Therapist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Geriatrics, Lymphedema Program, Manual Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Sports Medicine Center of Saint John's
(765) 646-8663
2015 Jackson St
Anderson, IN
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Advanced Physical Therapy
(765) 641-7605
4020 Columbus Ave
Anderson, IN
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Procare Rehabilitation Services of Community Hospital
(765) 640-8062
2519 E 10th St
Anderson, IN
Industry
Physical Therapist

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MCHS (Anderson)
(765) 644-2888
1345 N Madison Ave Anderson IN
Anderson, IN
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Physical Therapists Give Hands-On Help for People with Knee Osteoarthritis

New evidence shows that special hands-on treatment given by trained physical therapists helps ease pain and stiffness in patients with knee osteoarthritis. The manual treatments used by the physical therapists in this study included hands-on tissue work, graded joint movements, and stretching. These treatments have been shown to calm pain and inflammation, help joints move better, and relax muscles.

Eighty-three patients were randomly placed in either a treatment group or a control group. Both groups were given a survey about their pain. They were also tested to see how far they could walk in a six-minute period. Then the patients went to therapy two times each week for a total of four weeks.

Along with manual therapies, the patients in the treatment group also did standard knee exercises in the clinic and at home. Participants in the control group were only given mock ultrasound treatments set at the lowest possible level, too low to really help their knee problem. This group was also told not to do anything different in the way of exercise or activity.

In the first few visits, people given manual treatments reported feeling 20 to 40 percent better. All patients again took the survey and did the walking test at eight weeks and then at one year after starting the therapy. Participants in the treatment group showed significant improvements according to the survey, and they walked further during the six-minute walk test. Compared to the control group, the patie...

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