Orthopedic Physical Therapists Johnstown PA

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 Johnstown, PA.

Lanzendorfer Family Chiropractic
(814) 799-0976
925 Priesser Rd.
Ebensburg , PA
Hours
Monday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Crichton Rehabilitation Center
(814) 255-6800
109 Sunray Dr
Johnstown, PA
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Physical Therapist

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Cambria County Medical Society
(814) 535-5493
1454 Scalp Ave
Johnstown, PA
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Camco Physical & Occupational Therapy
(814) 266-8833
111 College Park Plz
Johnstown, PA
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Vantage Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation
(814) 255-3566
1910 Minno Dr
Johnstown, PA
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Physical Therapist

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Khaleghi Behnam Md
(814) 535-8311
315 Locust St
Johnstown, PA
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Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Natural Harvest New Energy Center
(814) 255-1700
1764 Lyter Dr
Johnstown, PA
Industry
Physical Therapist

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AseraCare Hospice -Johnstown
(715) 842-2805
706 Eisenhower Blvd Suite 3
Johnstown, PA
Industry
Physical Therapist, Registered Nurse

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Western Pa Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic Inc
(814) 269-9606
1253 Scalp Ave
Johnstown, PA
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Physical Therapist

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Healthsouth Rehabilitation Center-Richland
(814) 266-8672
411 Theatre Dr
Johnstown, PA
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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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