Orthopedic Physical Therapists Mcpherson KS

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 Mcpherson, KS.

Angel Arms Home Health
(620) 241-1074
110 S Main St
Mcpherson, KS
Physical Therapist

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Lindsborg Commmunity Hospital Home Health Services
(785) 227-3308
605 W Lincoln St
Lindsborg, KS
Physical Therapist

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Continu Care
(620) 241-1825
1015 South Main
Mcpherson, KS
Outpatient Physical Therapy

Kansas Care Inc
(620) 241-7846
119 West 1st St
McPherson, KS
(620) 897-5213
440 State St
Little, KS
Advanced Physical Therapy
(620) 245-9338
200 S Main St
Mcpherson, KS
Physical Therapist

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Pathfinders Physical Therapy & Consulting Pa
(620) 345-7600
135 S Christian Ave
Moundridge, KS
Physical Therapist

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(620) 241-1825
1015 South Main St
McPherson, KS
460-5735,(620) 241-1825,460-5735,460-5735
1015 S. Main
McPherson, KS
Select Physical Therapy - Kansas City
(913) 735-7921
1333 Meadowlark Lane, Suite 104
Kansas City, KS
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
Lymphedema Program, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, 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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