Orthopedic Physical Therapists Norwich CT

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 Norwich, CT.

Select Physical Therapy - Norwich
(860) 373-0982
1 Towne Park Plaza
Norwich, CT
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, McKenzie Certified Clinic, Neuro Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Women's Health

Eastern Connecticut Rehabilitation Centers
(860) 889-1948
150 Otrobando Ave
Norwich, CT
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Tauro John DC DO
(860) 886-1433
1 Towne Park Plz
Norwich, CT
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Eastern Connecticut Rehabilitation Centers
(860) 376-2564
2B Lee Rd
Jewett City, CT
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Occupational Health Center
(860) 446-8265
52 Hazelnut Hill Rd
Groton, CT
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Select Physical Therapy - New London
(860) 501-9983
668 Bank Street
New London, CT
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, McKenzie Certified Clinic, Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Women's Health, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Orthopedic Physical Therapy Of Southern New England
(860) 887-6408
7 Clinic Dr
Norwich, CT
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Kelsar Physical Therapy
(860) 886-2042
606 W Main St
Norwich, CT
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Gardner CTS LLC
(860) 885-6240
441 Salem Tpke
Bozrah, CT
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Advanced Back & Neck Care Center
(860) 448-2225
565 Long Hill Rd
Groton, CT
Industry
Massage Practitioner, 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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