Orthopedic Physical Therapists Stillwater OK

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 Stillwater, OK.

Select Physical Therapy - Stillwater
(405) 385-9937
2270 N Perkins Rd
Stillwater, OK
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Certified Hand Therapist, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Physical Therapy Central
(405) 744-1359
1514 W Hall Of Fame Ave
Stillwater, OK
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Physical Therapy Central Stillwater Clinic
Stillwater, OK

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Simpson Chiropractic & Physical Therapy
(918) 225-2225
419 E Broadway St
Cushing, OK
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Physical Therapist

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Physical Therapy Central Stillwater Clinic
(405) 744-1359
1514 W Hall of Fame
Stillwater, OK
Specialty
Physical Therapist

Northern Therapy & Rehabilitation
(405) 743-0101
906 W 6th Ave
Stillwater, OK
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Total Health
(405) 624-6592
1810 N Perkins Rd
Stillwater, OK
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Physical Therapist

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Hands On Therapy
(405) 780-9919
215 S Perkins Rd
Stillwater, OK
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Physical Therapist

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Serettean Wellness At Okla State Unive
(405) 744-9355
1514 West Hall Of Fame
Stillwater, OK
Specialty
Outpatient Physical Therapy

Northern Therapy & Rehab
(405) 743-0101
906 West 6th Ave
Stillwater, OK
 
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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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