Orthopedic Physical Therapists North Platte NE

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 Platte, NE.

Mid-Nebraska Physical Therapy and Sports Center
North Platte, NE

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Mackley William Dpt
(308) 532-5480
1001 S Cottonwood St
North Platte, NE
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Midnebraska Physical Therapy and Sports Center
(308) 534-0999
519 S Dewey St
North Platte, NE
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Great Plains Sports and Therapy Center
101-4421,(308) 535-7456,101-4421,101-4421
1115 South Cottonwood
North, NE
 
Mid-Nebraska Physical Therapy and Sports Center
(308) 534-0999
P.O. Box 747
North Platte, NE
Specialty
Physical Therapist, Doctor of Physical TherapySports Medicine

Great Plains Sports & Therapy Center
(308) 696-7456
1115 S Cottonwood St
North Platte, NE
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Sand Hills Physical Therapy and Sports Rehab Pc
(308) 534-5590
616 W Leota St
North Platte, NE
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Jon Mitchell Wieseler, PT
101-6317,101-6317,101-6317
1020 Deerwood Drive
North, NE
 
Great Plains Sports & Therapy Center
(308) 696-7456
1115 S Cottonwood St
N, NE
 
Benson Chiropractic Clinic
(402) 939-8827
5414 Nw Radial Hwy
Omaha, NE
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, 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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