Orthopedic Physical Therapists Madison AL

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 Madison, AL.

Complete Physical Therapy
(256) 542-1955
8097 Madison Blvd # 102
Madison, AL
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
Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Millar Chiropractic & Nutrition Center Madison
(256) 430-2700
1908 Slaughter Rd
Madison, AL
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Eagle Rehab
(256) 325-5400
44 Hughes Rd
Madison, AL
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Restore Therapy Service Ltd
(256) 830-2382
5968 Wall Triana Hwy
Madison, AL
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Dream Maker the
(256) 883-8446
4004 Triana Blvd SW
Huntsville, AL
Industry
Hypnotherapist, Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist, Reflexologist

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Alabama Chiropractic Back Pain Clinic
(256) 715-2268
4835 Sparkman Dr NW
Huntsville , AL
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
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, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Johnson and Hayes
(256) 774-2978
97 Hughes Rd
Madison, AL
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Do Jacqueline T Md Pc
(256) 325-9111
540 Hughes Rd
Madison, AL
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Huntsville Pool & Land Therapy
(256) 536-4777
3303 Westmill Dr SW
Huntsville, AL
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Dunagan Yates & Alison Skin Health and Laser Center
(256) 532-2383
303 Williams Ave SW Ste 1532
Huntsville, AL
Industry
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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