Orthopedic Physical Therapists Bullhead City 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 Bullhead City, AZ.

Western Arizona Regional Med
(928) 763-2273
2735 Silver Creek Rd
Bullhead City, AZ
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Physical Therapist

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Willmore Kevin Pt
(928) 763-0807
3550 North Ln Ste 110
Bullhead City, AZ
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Healthsouth Sports
(702) 298-5898
150 Bruce Woodbury Dr
Laughlin, NV
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Western Arizona Regional Med Cntr Rehab Services
(928) 763-0252
2755 Silver Creek Rd
Bullhead, AZ
 
Western Arizona Regional Medical Center
(928) 704-8880
2735 Silver Creek Road
Bullhead, AZ
 
Bruso Charles Md
(928) 763-3600
2755 Silver Creek Rd
Bullhead City, AZ
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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In Touch Massage
(702) 298-6885
2900 S Casino Dr
Laughlin, NV
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Palo Verde Physical Therapy
(928) 758-0029
3003 Highway 95
Bullhead, AZ
 
Healthsouth Sports Medicine & Rehabili
(928) 763-1515
2000 Highway 95, Suite 110
Bullhead City, AZ
Specialty
Outpatient Physical Therapy

Palo Verdy Physical Therapy
(928) 758-0029
3003 Highway 95, Suite 61
Bullhead City, AZ
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Outpatient Physical Therapy

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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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