Orthopedic Physical Therapists Butte MT

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 Butte, MT.

Blacktail Creek Therapeutic Day Spa
(406) 494-0099
1365 Evans Ave
Butte, MT
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Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Butte Physical Therapy Center
(406) 723-4268
200 S Clark St
Butte, MT
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Physical Therapist

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Michael Hamblock, PT
(406) 494-8874
2901 Edwards Street
Butte, MT
 
Gransbery Beverley Physical Therapy
(406) 723-4268
200 South Clark St
Butte, MT
 
Butte Orthopedics Physical Therapy
(406) 782-1291
225 S. Clark St.
Butte, MT
 
Silver Bow Therapy Services
(406) 494-7050
3718 E Lake Dr Apt A
Butte, MT
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Physical Therapist

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Sorini Peter M MD
(406) 782-6391
700 W Gold St
Butte, MT
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Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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St James Healthcare Physical Therapy
(406) 723-2540
400 South Clark St
Butte, MT
 
Center for Physical Therapy & Wellness
(406) 782-5887
1309 Harrison Ave
Butte, MT
 
Health Link Physical Therapy
(406) 310-0296
5 East Mercury St.
Butte, MT
 
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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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