Orthopedic Physical Therapists Oswego NY

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 Oswego, NY.

Oswego Hospital
(315) 343-7133
110 W 6th St
Oswego, NY
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Physical Therapist

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Robert Berkley Physical Therapy
(315) 343-5095
9 Bridie Sq
Oswego, NY
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Physical Therapist

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Adirondack Physical & Occupational Therapy
(315) 343-6923
55 W 2nd St
Oswego, NY
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Physical Therapist

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Physical Therapy Plus
(315) 593-1740
113 Schuyler St
Fulton, NY
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Physical Therapist

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Health Physical Therapy Services
(315) 598-7500
503 S 2nd St
Fulton, NY
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Physical Therapist

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Warner Physical Therapy
(315) 326-0056
364 East Ave
Oswego, NY
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Physical Therapist

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Duggan Allison Md
(315) 342-6771
90 W Utica St
Oswego, NY
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Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Hafner Karl Md
(315) 598-1220
98 N 2nd St
Fulton, NY
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Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Grimshaw-Clark Maria Csw
(315) 593-1220
183 W 1st St N
Fulton, NY
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Physical Therapist, Psychologist

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Performance Physical Therapy Pc
(315) 593-8786
10 Canalview Mall Ste C
Fulton, NY
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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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