Orthopedic Physical Therapists Columbia MO

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 Columbia, MO.

Select Physical Therapy -Columbia West
(573) 629-1884
3301 Broadway Bus. Park Ct., Suite F
Columbia, MO
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Lymphedema Program, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Peters Rehab Llc
(573) 446-4900
1506 Chapel Hill Rd Ste A
Columbia, MO
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Senoda Spa & Therapeutic Massage
(573) 449-3070
165 E Hoe Down Dr
Columbia, MO
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Work Center Inc the
(573) 256-8100
4004 Peach CT
Columbia, MO
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Massage Envy
(573) 446-3689
2811 W Broadway
Columbia, MO
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Select Physical Therapy - Columbia East
(573) 355-5929
200 N. Keene Street, Suite 102
Columbia, MO
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist, Lymphedema Program, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Peak Performance Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine
(573) 442-5268
2902 Forum Blvd
Columbia, MO
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Wellspring Therapeutic Massage Center
(573) 256-7535
201 W Broadway
Columbia, MO
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Renaissance Therapy
(573) 256-2777
1100 Club Village Dr
Columbia, MO
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Sedona Massage Therapy
(573) 449-3070
1511 Chapel Hill Rd Ste 101
Columbia, MO
Industry
Health Spa, Massage Practitioner, 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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