Orthopedic Physical Therapists Casper WY

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 Casper, WY.

Interim Healthcare
(307) 266-1152
1010 E 1st St Ste A
Casper, WY
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Physical Therapist

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Wyoming Wound Care Center
(307) 266-4600
630 E 1st St
Casper, WY
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Physical Therapist

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Therapy Solutions Inc
(307) 268-9904
300 Landmark Dr
Casper, WY
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Physical Therapist

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Wind City Physical Therapy
(307) 235-3910
1347 S Wisconsin Ave
Casper, WY
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Physical Therapist

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Wildflower Health Clinic
(307) 265-2461
128 South Washington
Casper, WY
 
Wildflower Health Clinic
(307) 265-2461
128 S Washington St
Casper, WY
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Physical Therapist

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Evanston Regional Hospital
(307) 782-7574
120 E 7th St
Casper, WY
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Physical Therapist

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Rocky Mountain Therapy
(307) 577-5204
2546 E 2nd St
Casper, WY
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Massage Practitioner, Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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North Platte Physical Therapy
(307) 234-2662
311 Thelma Dr
Casper, WY
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Physical Therapist

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Wind City Physical Therapy
(307) 235-3910
1347 South Wisconsin
Casper, WY
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Physical Therapist, Doctor of Physical TherapyCertified Strength and Conditioning SpecialistMSPTA

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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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