Orthopedic Physical Therapists Mandan ND

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 Mandan, ND.

Family Health Chiropractic, PC
(701) 425-0916
117 E Century Ave
Bismarck, ND
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Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuesday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Bopp T J Md
(701) 530-8800
310 N 9th St
Bismarck, ND
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Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Jodi Loucks, PT, DPT
Bismarck, ND

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Health Dimension Rehab
(701) 255-4819
2425 Hillview Ave
Bismarck, ND
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Physical Therapist

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Mees Melissa Mpt
(701) 223-6613
1033 Basin Ave
Bismarck, ND
Industry
Physical Therapist

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In Touch Massage Wellness & Day Spa
(701) 223-4664
1709 N 8th St
Bismarck, ND
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Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Bone Spine Sports Clinic
(701) 323-6140
225 N 7th St
Bismarck, ND
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Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Dakota Physical Therapy at Edgewood Village
Bismarck, ND

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Revitalizing Massage
(701) 530-1956
1917 San Diego Dr
Bismarck, ND
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Physical Therapist

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Healthways
(701) 258-8553
2020 Lovett Ave
Bismarck, ND
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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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