Orthopedic Physical Therapists Bentonville AR

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 Bentonville, AR.

Hill & Ironside Ltd
(479) 273-1141
908 NW 8th St
Bentonville, AR
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Physical Therapist

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Children's Therapy Team
(479) 254-4044
901 SE 22nd St
Bentonville, AR
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Physical Therapist

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Premiere Physical Therapy
(479) 273-9933
3400 SE Macy Rd
Bentonville, AR
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Physical Therapist

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Northwest Arkansas Pediatric Therapy Services
(479) 273-2345
2705 SE G St
Bentonville, AR
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Physical Therapist

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Massage Envy
(479) 633-8340
2603 W PLEASANT GROVE RD STE 1
Rogers, AR
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Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Russ Physical Therapy
(479) 250-4014
1002 Westpark Dr
Bentonville, AR
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Physical Therapist

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Ozark Herb Spice
(479) 254-9230
1501 SE Walton Blvd
Bentonville, AR
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Herbalist, Physical Therapist

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Performance Physical Therapy
(479) 271-6441
2701 SE J St
Bentonville, AR
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Physical Therapist

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Trinity Rehabilitation At Pinnacle Point
(479) 845-0896
5511 Walsh Ln
Rogers, AR
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Physical Therapist

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Alliance Home Health
(479) 636-2611
201 S 20th St Suite 10
Rogers, AR
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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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