Orthopedic Physical Therapists Branson MO

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 Branson, MO.

Advanced Spine & Joint
(417) 232-0944
2001 State Hwy 248, Suite 6
Branson, MO
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Massage Therapy At Lock Smiths
(417) 334-7900
121 W Pacific St
Branson, MO
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Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Handprints Theraputic Massage
(417) 334-6200
180 Claremont Dr
Branson, MO
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Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Sams Matthew Dc Fiaca
(417) 334-6660
813 S Business US Highway 65
Branson, MO
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Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Southwest Rehabilitation
(417) 272-3909
16282 Main St
Reeds Spring, MO
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Physical Therapist

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St John's Physical Therapy - Branson
(417) 332-2990
670 Branson Landing Blvd
Branson, MO
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Physical Therapist

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Handprints Therapeutic Massage
(417) 334-6200
813 S Business US Highway 65 Ste C
Branson, MO
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Physical Therapist

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Renees Therapeutic Massage
(417) 336-3637
158 Pointe Royale Dr
Branson, MO
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Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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St Johns Clinic - Forsyth
(417) 546-2447
517 Coy Blvd
Forsyth, MO
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Healthsouth Rehab
(417) 337-5633
670 North Business US Hwy 65
Branson, MO
 
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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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