Orthopedic Physical Therapists Bangor ME

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 Bangor, ME.

Back in Balance Wellness Center
(207) 433-5965
16 Penn Plaza
Bangor, ME
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Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupuncture, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Results Physical and Occupational Therapy
(207) 992-4042
890 Hammond St
Bangor, ME
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Physical Therapist

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Pouzol Philip Physical Therapy
(207) 990-2050
33 Penn Plz
Bangor, ME
Industry
Physical Therapist, Registered Nurse

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Pine Tree Physical Therapy
(207) 942-2266
760 Union St
Bangor, ME
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Bangor Family Medicine
(207) 947-9900
133 Corporate Dr
Bangor, ME
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Select Physical Therapy - Bangor
(207) 358-4776
12 Stillwater Ave
Bangor, ME
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Women's Health

Rock Dara Md
(207) 262-1181
900 Broadway
Bangor, ME
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Knead A Break
(207) 942-0700
18 Penn Plz
Bangor, ME
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Select Physical Therapy
(207) 945-2946
12 Stillwater Ave
Bangor, ME
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Maine Center For Integrated Rehabilitation
(207) 989-2034
248 State St
Brewer, ME
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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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