Orthopedic Physical Therapists Idaho Falls ID

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 Idaho Falls, ID.

Belnap Bryant Office
(208) 522-4481
3345 Merlin Dr
Idaho Falls, ID
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Physical Therapist

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Premier Therapy Associates
(208) 529-3562
3814 Washington Pkwy
Idaho Falls, ID
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Physical Therapist

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Teton Physical Therapy
(208) 529-3355
2037 E 17th St
Idaho Falls, ID
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Physical Therapist

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Spine Center the
(208) 552-6210
2375 E Sunnyside Rd
Idaho Falls, ID
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Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Ammon Medical & Urgent Care
(208) 529-2828
3456 E 17th St
Ammon, ID
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Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Ellis Physical Therapy
(208) 523-8879
2030 Jennie Lee Dr Ste A
Idaho Falls, ID
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Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Channing Physical Therapy
(208) 529-8005
2570 Channing Way
Idaho Falls, ID
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Physical Therapist

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Eagle Rock Physical Therapy
(208) 522-7627
1542 Elk Creek Dr
Idaho Falls, ID
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Physical Therapist

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Physical Therapy Specialties-Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center
(208) 529-7999
2840 Channing Way
Idaho Falls, ID
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Physical Therapist

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Buys David D Pac
(208) 357-7404
210 S Emerson Ave
Shelley, ID
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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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