Orthopedic Physical Therapists Mason City IA

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 Mason City, IA.

Karkos James Md
(641) 422-6610
250 S Crescent Dr
Mason City, IA
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Kathy's Therapeutic Touch
(641) 696-3345
1892 340th St
Mason City, IA
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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An Underground Salon
(641) 357-0382
419 Main Ave
Clear Lake, IA
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Donald D. Barnes, PT
(641) 425-4143
15031 Sycamore Street
Clear, IA
 
Tristate Physicians & Physical Therapy
(712) 435-7367
5740 Sunnybrook Dr
Sioux City, IA
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Cardiopulmonary, Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, McKenzie Certified Clinic, Neuro Rehabilitation, Neurologic Certified Specialist, Orthopedic Care, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Certified Specialist, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Women's Health, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Castle Co Pt
(641) 423-0391
701 S Federal Ave
Mason City, IA
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Martinek Physical Therapy
(641) 357-0165
20 N 8th St
Clear Lake, IA
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Mercy Rehab Serv
(641) 422-7498
1501 4th St Southwest
Mason, IA
 
Rehabilitative Heatlh Specialists
(641) 454-2832
103 North Todd Po Box 508
Manly, IA
Specialty
Outpatient Physical Therapy

Quad City Physical Therapy & Spine
(563) 726-0031
5254 Utica Ridge Rd
Davenport, IA
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Manual Therapy, McKenzie Certified Clinic, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

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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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