Orthopedic Physical Therapists Houma LA

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 Houma, LA.

Flynn Manceaux Arcement
(985) 492-0986
970 S Acadia Rd
Thibodaux, LA
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We do Not accept Medicaid!
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 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, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Renaissance Rehabilitation Center
(985) 876-9555
1322 Saint Charles St
Houma, LA
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Houma Physical Therapy
(985) 879-4388
1014 Belanger St
Houma, LA
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Back To Normal Physical Rehabilitation
(985) 857-9097
4795 Freedom Rd
Houma, LA
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Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Center
(985) 876-7188
225 Corporate Dr
Houma, LA
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Daigle Himel Daigle Physical Therapy
(985) 223-4760
209 Bayou Gardens Blvd
Houma, LA
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Physical Therapist

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Daigle Himel Daigle Physical Therapy Center & Rehabilitation Inc
(985) 876-1155
1321 Grand Caillou Rd
Houma, LA
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Therapy Group Inc The
(985) 876-5322
2100 Industrial Blvd
Houma, LA
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Kinnard Donald P
(985) 868-3806
901 Verret St
Houma, LA
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Isr Physical Therapy of Houma
(985) 872-5911
500 Corporate Dr
Houma, LA
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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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