Orthopedic Physical Therapists Blacksburg VA

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 Blacksburg, VA.

University Physical Therapy - Blacksburg
(540) 412-8966
825 Davis St
Blacksburg , VA
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

University Physical Therapy - Christiansburg
(540) 642-0494
115 Akers Farm Rd
Christiansburg , VA
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

University Physical Therapy - Pearisburg
(540) 307-0177
130 Kinter Way
Pearisburg , VA
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Blue Ridge School of Massage & Yoga
(540) 552-2177
2001 S Main St Ste 106
Blacksburg, VA
Industry
Physical Therapist, Yoga Instructor

Data Provided By:
Connection Counciling and Neuro Feedback
(540) 953-0777
1999 S Main St
Blacksburg, VA
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist, Psychologist

Data Provided By:
University Physical Therapy - Blacksburg West
(540) 466-4954
920 Plantation Rd
Blacksburg, VA
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

University Physical Therapy - Radford
(540) 232-9390
600-A E Main St
Radford, VA
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

University Physical Therapy of Blacksburg
(540) 552-5400
2801 S Main St
Blacksburg, VA
Industry
Physical Therapist

Data Provided By:
Cawh Physical Therapy Service
(540) 552-2294
1901 S Main St
Blacksburg, VA
Industry
Physical Therapist

Data Provided By:
University Physical Therapy of Blacksburg West
(540) 951-0742
920 Plantation Rd
Blacksburg, VA
Industry
Physical Therapist

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from eOrthopod.com