Orthopedic Physical Therapists Mitchell SD

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 Mitchell, SD.

Sleep Diagnostic Lab At Avera Queen of Peace
(605) 995-2389
525 N Foster St
Mitchell, SD
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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University Physical Therapy
(605) 996-8712
2100 N. Kimball
Mitchell, SD
Lisa Thompson, PT
1522 Pinehurst Ave
Mitchell, SD
Jon Michael Kludt, PT
1100 W Norway
Mitchell, SD
Scott Jared Houwman, PT
2100 N Kimball
Mitchell, SD
New Leaf Body Spa
(605) 995-0772
1111 S Miller Ave
Mitchell, SD
Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Dakota Physical Therapy
301-4116,(605) 996-4778,301-4116,301-4116
1319 W Havens Ave
Mitchell, SD
Advanced Physical Therapy
(605) 996-4552
1005 North Main St
Mitchell, SD
Dakota Physical Therapy
(605) 996-4778
1319 West Havens St
Mitchell, SD
Campbell Chiropractic Clinic
(605) 299-7334
118 Gateway Dr
North Sioux City, SD
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Acupressure, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

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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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