Orthopedic Physical Therapists Tiffin OH

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 Tiffin, OH.

Fabrizio's Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Clinic
(419) 448-5533
676 Miami St
Tiffin, OH
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Physical Therapist

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PT Services Rehab
(419) 436-9764
1610 N Countyline St
Fostoria, OH
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Physical Therapist

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Total Rehab
(419) 436-8320
610 Plaza Dr
Fostoria, OH
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Physical Therapist

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PT Services Rehabilitation Inc
(419) 355-9870
710 Cleveland Ave
Fremont, OH
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Physical Therapist

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Heartland Hospice Services
(419) 355-9209
907 W State St Suite A Fremont OH
Fremont, OH
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Physical Therapist, Registered Nurse

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Optima Rehabilitation Services
(419) 448-3600
541 W Market St
Tiffin, OH
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Physical Therapist

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Calcamuggio Lyle T Md
(419) 435-4950
501 Van Buren St
Fostoria, OH
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Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist, Registered Nurse

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Allied Chiropractic
(419) 332-6840
1320 E State St
Fremont, OH
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Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Bethesda Care Center
(419) 334-9521
600 N Brush St
Fremont, OH
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Physical Therapist

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Pt Services Rehabilitation and Fitness Center
(419) 396-0031
1198 E Findlay St
Carey, OH
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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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