Orthopedic Physical Therapists Charleston WV

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 Charleston, WV.

Charleston Chiropractic Ctr
(304) 207-0917
1202 Virginia St E
Charleston, WV
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Associates
(304) 345-5210
301 Morris St
Charleston, WV
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Physical Therapist

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South Charleston Eye Care
(304) 744-1303
415 D St
Charleston, WV
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Physical Therapist

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Simpson Charles C Rpt Inc
(304) 925-8510
3510 Maccorkle Ave SE
Charleston, WV
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Physical Therapist

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Dynamic Physical Therapy & Hand Center
(304) 720-5433
6 Courtney Dr
Charleston, WV
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Physical Therapist

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Vibrant Life Chiropractic
(304) 397-0992
1313 Quarrier St Suite A
Charleston, WV
Hours
Monday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Chiropractors, Holistic Chiropractic Care

Professional Therapy Services Inc
(304) 345-8101
1015 Oakhurst Dr
Charleston, WV
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Physical Therapist

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Elk River Chiropractic - Scott Collias DC
(304) 965-2458
4710 Chimney Dr Ste H
Charleston, WV
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Physical Therapist

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Chiropractic Associates
(304) 925-0377
4317 Maccorkle Ave SE
Charleston, WV
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Physical Therapist

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Bowles John D
(304) 342-0564
2505 Kanawha Ave SE
Charleston, WV
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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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