Orthopedic Physical Therapists Buckeye AZ

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 Buckeye, AZ.

Select Physical Therapy - Avondale/Goodyear
(623) 432-8556
10750 W Mcdowell Rd
Avondale, AZ
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist, Geriatrics, Graston Certified Clinic, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Southwest Family Medicine
(623) 386-5785
1209 N Miller Rd
Buckeye, AZ
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Biomechanix Physical Therapy
(623) 882-2992
750 N ESTRELLA PKWY SUITE 50
Goodyear, AZ
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Health Life Family Medicine
(623) 889-3477
750 N Estrella Pkwy
Goodyear, AZ
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Erik Gunderson Md
(623) 873-0848
8410 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Desert Hand Therapy - Maryvale/Estrella
(623) 243-8218
1805 N 91st Ave
Phoenix, AZ
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Certified Hand Therapist, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapists, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Valley Rehabilitation
(623) 932-9008
1072 S Litchfield Rd
Goodyear, AZ
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Ruiz Pablo
(623) 882-9787
250 N Litchfield Rd
Goodyear, AZ
Industry
Physical Therapist

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White Tanks Physical Therapy & Orthopedic Rehabilitation Llc
(623) 882-9787
250 N Litchfield Rd Ste 155
Goodyear, AZ
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Chrostowski Gregory Md
(623) 385-7900
10240 W Indian School Rd
Phoenix, AZ
Industry
Osteopath (DO), 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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