Orthopedic Physical Therapists Hot Springs National Park AR

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 Hot Springs National Park, AR.

Heard Chiropractic Clinic
(501) 203-9937
105 Cracker Box Ln Suite A
Hot Springs, AR
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Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

First Step
(501) 624-6468
407 Carson St
Hot Springs National Park, AR
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Physical Therapist

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Aegis Therapy
(501) 609-0043
552 Golf Links Rd
Hot Springs National Park, AR
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Physical Therapist

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Inspirations
(501) 520-5930
1635 Higdon Ferry Rd
Hot Springs National Park, AR
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Mental Health Professional, Physical Therapist

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Hot Springs Physical Therapy
(501) 623-9070
715 W Grand Ave
Hot Springs National Park, AR
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Physical Therapist

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Brem Alfred Do
(501) 622-3423
300 Prospect Ave
Hot Springs National Park, AR
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Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Aegis Therapy
(501) 609-9100
1401 Park Ave
Hot Springs National Park, AR
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Physical Therapist, Registered Nurse

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Libbey Memorial Physical Medicine Center
(501) 321-9664
501 Spring St
Hot Springs National Park, AR
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Physical Therapist

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Hot Springs Sports Medicine
(501) 767-0808
2278 Albert Pike Rd
Hot Springs National Park, AR
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Physical Therapist

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Gray Kim Physical Therapy Services
(501) 760-2526
115 Kinsey Ln
Hot Springs National Park, AR
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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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