Orthopedic Physical Therapists Burley ID

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 Burley, ID.

Asthma & Allergy of Idaho
(208) 678-1049
1263 Bennett Ave
Burley, ID
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Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Positive Connections Llc
(208) 677-9086
2303 Park Ave
Burley, ID
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Mental Health Professional, Physical Therapist

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Southern Idaho Therapy Services
(208) 436-9016
1224 8th St
Rupert, ID
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Physical Therapist

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Proactive Physical Therapy
(208) 677-2489
2311 Park Ave
Burley, ID
 
Cassia Regional Medical Center
(208) 677-6530
1501 Hiland ave
Burley, ID
 
Proactive Physical Therapy
(208) 677-2489
2311 Park Ave Ste 2
Burley, ID
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Physical Therapist

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Gibbons Jeff Mpt
(208) 677-2489
2311 Park Ave
Burley, ID
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Kress Therapy & Rehab
(208) 678-2890
2303 Park Ave
Burley, ID
 
Cassia Reg Med Ctr Physical Therapy
(208) 677-6530
1501 Hiland Ave
Burley, ID
 
Burley Physical Therapy And Rehab
(208) 678-1191
1263 Bennett Avenue, Suite 2
Burley, ID
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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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