Orthopedic Physical Therapists Booneville MS

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 Booneville, MS.

Caring Hands Rehab
(662) 720-7050
102 Ridgemont Villa
Booneville, MS
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Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Tri-State Healthcare Group Llc
(662) 287-6913
1001 S Harper Rd
Corinth, MS
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Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist, Registered Nurse

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Landmark Nursing & Rehab
(662) 720-1007
100 Lauren Dr
Booneville, MS
 
Mid South Rehab
(662) 720-1007
100 Lauren Dr
Booneville, MS
 
Regional Rehab
(662) 287-1400
1001 South Harper Rd
Corinth, MS
 
Alcorn Rehab Services
(662) 284-4656
1708 E Shiloh Rd
Corinth, MS
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Physical Therapist

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Trivista Rehab
(662) 287-5662
3303 Shiloh Ridge Rd
Corinth, MS
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Physical Therapist

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Caring Hands Rehab
(662) 720-7050
102 Ridgemont Villa
Booneville, MS
 
Magnolia Regional Health Center
(662) 287-1400
1001 South Harper Road
Corinth, MS
 
Alcorn Rehab Serv
(662) 284-4656
1708 East Shiloh Rd
Corinth, MS
 
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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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