Orthopedic Physical Therapists Coos Bay OR

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 Coos Bay, OR.

South Coast Surgery Center
(541) 266-3665
2699 N 17th St
Coos Bay, OR
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Pacific Therapy Associate
(541) 269-2741
2626 N 17th St
Coos Bay, OR
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Pacific Therapy Assoc
(541) 269-2741
2699 North 17th St
Coos, OR
 
John Breuer Rehabilitation Services
(541) 269-7212
1650 Thompson Road,
Coos Bay, OR
Specialty
Outpatient Physical Therapy

Mark Albert Physical Therapy
(541) 269-2741
2699 North 17th St
Coos, OR
 
Breuer John Pt
(541) 269-7212
1650 Thompson Rd
Coos Bay, OR
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Innovative Physical Therapy
(541) 756-4941
1890 Waite St Ste 5
North Bend, OR
Industry
Physical Therapist

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North Bend Medical Center - Physical Therapy
(541) 267-5151
1900 Woodland Dr.
Coos, OR
 
Southwest Physical Therapy
(541) 269-7212
1650 Thompson Rd
Coos, OR
 
Bay Area Hospital
(541) 269-8013
1775 Thompson Road
Coos, OR
 
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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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