Orthopedic Physical Therapists Clarksburg 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 Clarksburg, WV.

Bowles William G Do
(304) 623-1234
600 Davisson Run Rd
Clarksburg, WV
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Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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WV Board of Physical Therapy
(304) 627-2251
153 W. Main Street Suite 103
Clarksburg, WV
 
Natural Touch
(304) 624-3600
120 S 3rd St
Clarksburg, WV
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Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Milestone Physical Therapy
(304) 326-2070
948 W Pike St
Clarksburg, WV
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Physical Therapist

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Barbe Physical Therapy Llc
(304) 848-0491
102 Thompson Dr
Bridgeport, WV
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Physical Therapist

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Childrens Treatment Center
(304) 624-5009
171 Liberty Ave
Clarksburg, WV
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Batalla Gamaliel P Md
(304) 624-2795
3 Hospital Plz
Clarksburg, WV
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Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist, Registered Nurse

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Pinti Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine
(304) 622-1600
435 Buckhannon Pike
Clarksburg, WV
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Physical Therapist

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Marnie Clemens Dba Clemens Physical Therapy Pllc
(304) 842-6008
302 W Main St
Bridgeport, WV
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Physical Therapist

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Bridgeport Physical Therapy Service
(304) 842-3137
306 W Main St
Bridgeport, 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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