Orthopedic Physical Therapists Martinsburg WV

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 Martinsburg, WV.

King Physical Therapy
(304) 262-8161
772 Foxcroft Ave
Martinsburg, WV
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Physical Therapist

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Shenandoah Valley Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Inc
(304) 267-0866
302 Rock Cliff Dr
Martinsburg, WV
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Physical Therapist

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Mccray Chiropractic & Health Restoration Clinic Inc
(304) 262-0700
105 Tavern Rd
Martinsburg, WV
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Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Harpers Ferry Muscular Therapy Llc
(304) 535-1599
1441 W Washington St
Harpers Ferry, WV
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Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Dirt Be Gone Window Cleaning
(301) 791-7700
5422 Red Hill Rd
Keedysville, MD
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Physical Therapist

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Panhandle Home Health Inc
(304) 263-5680
208 Old Mill Rd
Martinsburg, WV
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Physical Therapist

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Center For Orthopedic Excellence
(304) 267-1915
1008 Tavern Rd
Martinsburg, WV
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Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Best Value Auto
(304) 229-3600
5873 Winchester Ave
Inwood, WV
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Physical Therapist

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Jefferson Memorial Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Services
(304) 728-1610
114 E 3rd Ave
Ranson, WV
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Physical Therapist

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Winchester Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Inc
(304) 725-3632
620 E Washington St
Charles Town, WV
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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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