Orthopedic Physical Therapists Dover NH

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, NH.

Select Physical Therapy - Durham
(603) 389-4964
7 Mill Road
Durham, NH
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Women's Health

Saco Bay Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, Inc- York
(207) 331-5119
8 Market Place Drive
York, ME
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Crystal Dolphin
(603) 742-3233
1 Waldron CT
Dover, NH
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Wentworth-Douglass Hospital
(603) 742-5252
789 Central Ave
Dover, NH
Industry
Doula, Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Seacoast Redicare
(603) 692-6066
396 High St Ste 1
Somersworth, NH
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Select Physical Therapy - Portsmouth
(603) 294-5863
161 Corporate Drive
Portsmouth, NH
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Women's Health

Lighthouse Physical Therapy
(603) 740-1300
42 Dover Point Rd Unit M
Dover, NH
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Hands To Heel Therapeutic Massage
(603) 743-4335
11 Chestnut St
Dover, NH
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Wentworth Homecare & Hospice
(603) 742-7921
113 New Rochester Rd Ste 4
Dover, NH
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Orthopedic & Sport Therapy Services
(603) 692-6626
388 High St
Somersworth, NH
Industry
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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