Orthopedic Physical Therapists Minot ND

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 Minot, ND.

Wellness Images
(701) 839-4755
1225 4th St SW
Minot, ND
Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Trinity Health
(701) 857-5286
101 3rd. AVE SE
Minot, ND
Tri-Life Center L L P
(701) 837-5433
2315 N Broadway Suite A
Minot, ND
Outpatient Rehab Facilities

Cynthia Kihle, PT
601 18th Avenue Se
Minot, ND
Family Health Chiropractic, PC
(701) 425-0916
117 E Century Ave
Bismarck, ND
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Monday 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuesday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

First Choice Physical Therapy
(701) 839-4102
601 18th Ave Southeast
Minot, ND
Karen Rasmusson, PT
601 18th Ave SE No 102A
Minot, ND
Reed Jonathan Argent, PT
2210 7th Ave SW
Minot, ND
Trinity Health Physical Therapy
(701) 857-5286
1 Burdick Expressway West
Minot, ND
Select Therapy & Fitness
(701) 662-3544
404 4th St NE
Devils Lake, ND
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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