Orthopedic Physical Therapists Fremont NE

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 Fremont, NE.

Community Rehab
(402) 721-3908
410 E 22nd St
Fremont, NE
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Physical Therapist

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Anesthesia Care Specialist Pc
(402) 727-3800
450 E 23rd St
Fremont, NE
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Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Makovicka Sylliaasen Physical Therapy
(402) 625-2030
408 1st St
Yutan, NE
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Physical Therapist

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Elkhorn Physical Therapy
(402) 289-3288
225 E Douglas St
Elkhorn, NE
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Physical Therapist

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Staack Karen S Md
(402) 289-4031
1908 N 203rd St
Elkhorn, NE
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Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Community Rehab Physical Therapy
(402) 296-3433
2380 E 8th St Ste 8
Fremont, NE
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Physical Therapist

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Excel Physical Therapy
(402) 721-0235
2740 N Clarkson St Ste 2
Fremont, NE
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Physical Therapist

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Performance Physical Therapy
(402) 238-2552
15767 C W Hadan Dr
Bennington, NE
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Physical Therapist

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Makovicka Sylliaasen Physical Therapy
(402) 443-4555
559 W 15th St
Wahoo, NE
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Physical Therapist

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Horizon Spine Rehabilitation
(402) 426-0600
1255 South St
Blair, NE
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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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