Orthopedic Physical Therapists North Little Rock AR

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 North Little Rock, AR.

Hunt Physical Therapy
(501) 812-4970
3418 John F Kennedy Blvd
North Little Rock, AR
Industry
Physical Therapist

Data Provided By:
Nagel Fred G Jr Md
(501) 758-1002
505 W Pershing Blvd
North Little Rock, AR
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

Data Provided By:
McCain Park Family Services
(501) 758-5555
4540 John F Kennedy Blvd
North Little Rock, AR
Industry
Physical Therapist

Data Provided By:
Arkansas Lymphedema & Physical Therapy
(501) 772-3224
2 E 56th Pl
North Little Rock, AR
Industry
Physical Therapist

Data Provided By:
A Balanced Life Therapy Services
(501) 993-9947
32 RAHLING CIR
Little Rock, AR
Industry
Health Spa, Physical Therapist

Data Provided By:
Central Arkansas Sports Medicine & Physical Therapy Services Inc
(501) 758-1300
2400 Crestwood Rd
North Little Rock, AR
Industry
Physical Therapist

Data Provided By:
Paragon Therapy At Lakewood Plaza
(501) 753-3752
2323 Mccain Blvd
North Little Rock, AR
Industry
Physical Therapist

Data Provided By:
Fitness Bootcamp Inc
(501) 372-9100
1 Riverfront Pl
North Little Rock, AR
Industry
Physical Therapist

Data Provided By:
Downtown Physical Therapy
(501) 372-9100
620 W 3rd St
Little Rock, AR
Industry
Physical Therapist

Data Provided By:
A World of Difference Therapy Services
(501) 227-9920
12600 Cantrell Rd
Little Rock, AR
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from eOrthopod.com