Orthopedic Physical Therapists Menasha WI

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 Menasha, WI.

Habighorst Chiropractic, S.C.
(920) 659-0977
1981 Midway Rd, Ste A
Menasha, WI
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Free Consultation
Hours
Monday 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Saturday 24 Hours
Sunday 24 Hours
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Scherer Family Chiropractic SC
(920) 725-6933
884 W Airport Rd
Menasha, WI
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Physical Therapist

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Orthopedic Spine Therapy
(920) 257-2005
4000 N Providence Ave
Appleton, WI
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Physical Therapist

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Mitchell James R Md
(920) 725-0077
1516 S Commercial St
Neenah, WI
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Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Schubbe Resch Chiropractic & Physical Therapy Centers
(920) 720-0660
1511 S Commercial St
Neenah, WI
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Physical Therapist

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Fischer Ronald D Dc CCSP
(920) 730-0611
1336 Appleton Rd
Menasha, WI
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Physical Therapist

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Levine Jane E Np
(920) 720-8200
1136 Westowne Dr
Neenah, WI
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Midwife, Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Lakeside Packaging Plus Inc
(920) 725-8241
1040 Breezewood Ln
Neenah, WI
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Physical Therapist

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Peak Performance Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Inc.
(920) 738-0671
279 Altenhofen Dr
Appleton, WI
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Physical Therapist

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Orthopedic & Spine Therapy of Appleton
(920) 968-0814
616 E Longview Dr
Appleton, WI
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Massage Practitioner, 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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