Orthopedic Physical Therapists Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville, AR.

Access Rehab and Therapy Services
(501) 982-0591
1200 W Main St
Jacksonville, AR
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Physical Therapist

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Baptist Health Therapy Center-Jacksonville
(501) 241-1193
117 Gregory Pl
Jacksonville, AR
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Physical Therapist

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Arkansas Childrens Therapy Group
(501) 241-0410
1200 N James St
Jacksonville, AR
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Physical Therapist

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Aegis Therapy
(501) 955-2242
3600 Richards Rd
North Little Rock, AR
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Physical Therapist, Registered Nurse

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Just For Kids Therapy Services
(501) 834-4100
9210 Trail Run Rd
Sherwood, AR
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Physical Therapist

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Morton Harry Physical Therapy
(501) 982-9511
208 John Harden Dr
Jacksonville, AR
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Physical Therapist

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Jacksonville Massage Therapy Center
(501) 985-1481
4 Canterbury Cor
Jacksonville, AR
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Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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St Vincent Rehab Hosp
(501) 834-1800
2201 Wildwood Ave
Sherwood, AR
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Physical Therapist, Psychologist

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Herring Melinda J Lmt
(501) 258-6552
4216 E Mccain Blvd
North Little Rock, AR
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Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Paragon Therapy At Lakewood Plaza
(501) 753-3752
2323 Mccain Blvd
North Little Rock, 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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