Orthopedic Physical Therapists Dickson TN

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 Dickson, TN.

Select Physical Therapy - Dickson
(615) 528-5912
127 Crestview Park Dr
Dickson, TN
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Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, Lymphedema Program, Neuro Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Nhc Healthcare Dickson
(615) 446-8046
812 N Charlotte St
Dickson, TN
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Results Physiotherapy
(615) 446-7623
344 Henslee Dr
Dickson, TN
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Centennial Physical Therapy At Kingston Springs
(615) 952-4993
100 W Kingston Springs Rd
Kingston Springs, TN
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Harpeth Ridge Home Health and Hospice, Inc
(615) 799-1515
7104 Cox Pike
Fairview, TN
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Select Physical Therapy
(615) 446-7696
131 Henslee Dr
Dickson, TN
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Phisiotherapy of Dixon
(615) 441-1130
425 Henslee Dr
Dickson, TN
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Star Physical Therapy Llc
(615) 740-9782
111 Luther Rd
Dickson, TN
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Star Physical Therapy Fairview
(615) 799-1915
1696 Fairview Blvd
Fairview, TN
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Christopher Jason Richardson, PT, OCS
082-5158,082-5158,082-5158
1420 Fallen Bee Tree Road
Kingston, TN
 
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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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