Orthopedic Physical Therapists Milledgeville GA

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 Milledgeville, GA.

Serenity Physical Therapy
(478) 287-0936
106 Sportsman Club Rd NE
Milledgeville, GA
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, Cardiopulmonary, Geriatrics, Lymphedema Program, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Women's Health, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Physical Therapy At Serenity
(478) 453-0041
107 Sportsman Club Rd NE
Milledgeville, GA
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Physical Therapist

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Mudano Mark Md-Physical Therapy
(478) 451-0202
541 W Montgomery St Ste 1
Milledgeville, GA
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Georgia Rehab Services Inc
(706) 485-6008
123 Sparta Hwy
Eatonton, GA
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Oconee Regional Medical Center-Physical Therapy
(478) 454-3640
821 N Cobb St
Milledgeville, GA
 
Twin Lakes Physical Therapy
(478) 452-6252
571 Hammock Rd NW
Milledgeville, GA
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Physical Therapist

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Physical & Athletic Rehabilitation Center
(478) 452-6200
1203 N Columbia Dr
Milledgeville, GA
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Physical Therapist

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Andrews Physical Therapy
(478) 452-1111
521 W Montgomery St
Milledgeville, GA
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Heritage Healthcare of Toomsboro
(478) 933-5395
210 Main St
Toomsboro, GA
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Physical Therapist

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Twin Lakes Physical Therapy
(478) 452-6252
571 Hammock Rd NW
Milledgeville, GA
 
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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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