Orthopedic Physical Therapists Cheyenne 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 Cheyenne, WY.

Hands on Physical Therapy
(307) 637-3568
1331 Prairie Ave Ste 6
Cheyenne, WY
Industry
Physical Therapist

Data Provided By:
Rosenthal Michael & Tori
(307) 635-2900
3718 Pioneer Ave
Cheyenne, WY
Industry
Physical Therapist

Data Provided By:
WY Board of Physical Therapy
(307) 777-3507
2020 Carey Avenue Suite 201
Cheyenne, WY
 
ATIC of Cheyenne
(307) 635-2900
PO Box 6796
Cheyenne, WY
 
Hands On Physical Therapy
(307) 637-4617
1331 Prairie Ave
Cheyenne, WY
 
Davis Meade Orthopedic Surgeon
(307) 634-0871
433 E 19th St
Cheyenne, WY
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

Data Provided By:
Champlin Physical Therapy
(307) 773-8533
4202 Ridge Rd
Cheyenne, WY
Industry
Physical Therapist

Data Provided By:
Wyoming Physical Therapy & Fitness Center
(307) 772-0955
1217 S Greeley Hwy
Cheyenne, WY
Industry
Physical Therapist

Data Provided By:
Associates in Therapy
(307) 635-2900
3718 Pioneer Ave
Cheyenne, WY
 
Kelsey John Kean, PT
001-1377,001-1377,001-1377
4000 Central Ave Ste 3
Cheyenne, WY
 
Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from eOrthopod.com