Orthopedic Physical Therapists Dover DE

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 Dover, DE.

Old Towne PT - Milford
(302) 415-3767
401 South Dupont Blvd
Milford, DE
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Certified Hand Therapist, Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Brathwaite Lindsay Md
(302) 677-1273
230 Beiser Blvd
Dover, DE
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Barker Therapy & Rehabilitation
(302) 674-1269
642 S Queen St
Dover, DE
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Excel Physical Therapy Pa
(302) 735-7690
487 S Queen St
Dover, DE
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Edelman George T Mpt Ocs Mtc
(302) 734-8000
97 Commerce Way
Dover, DE
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Division of Professional Regulation
(302) 739-4522
861 #f6f6f6 Lake Blvd. Suite 203
Dover, DE
 
MX Physical Therapy, Inc.
(302) 744-9691
1125 FORREST AVE SUITE 101
Dover, DE
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Woodzell Rebecca P T
(302) 678-3100
725 Walker Rd
Dover, DE
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Dushuttle Richard P Md
(302) 678-8447
240 Beiser Blvd
Dover, DE
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Infusion Solutions of De
(302) 674-4627
1113 S Governors Ave
Dover, DE
Industry
Osteopath (DO), 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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