Orthopedic Physical Therapists Russellville 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 Russellville, AR.

Saint Mary's Outpatient Therapy Center
(479) 968-3733
809 W MAIN ST
Russellville, AR
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Physical Therapist

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A Healthier Way Massage Therapy
(479) 967-0805
313 W B St
Russellville, AR
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Physical Therapist

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River Valley Therapy and Sports Medicine
(479) 968-2525
2100 W Main St
Russellville, AR
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Physical Therapist

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Allusions Salon
(479) 880-8000
411 N Elmira Ave
Russellville, AR
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Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Coulter Physcial Therapy
(479) 967-5155
115 Skyline Dr
Russellville, AR
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Physical Therapist

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Recovery Zone Pediatric Therapy
(479) 968-1198
1101 S Erie Ave
Russellville, AR
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Physical Therapist

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Lane Physical Therapy Center
(479) 967-9657
3016 W Main St Ste 200
Russellville, AR
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Physical Therapist

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Lane Physical Therapy Center
(479) 967-2225
2707 E H St
Russellville, AR
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Physical Therapist

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Bonner Beth Lmt
(479) 890-6506
535 Eagle Ln
Russellville, AR
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Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Friendship Regional Pediatric
(501) 967-2322
1301 Russell Rd
Russellville, AR
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Outpatient Physical Therapy

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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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