Orthopedic Physical Therapists Topeka KS

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 Topeka, KS.

Capitol City Chiropractic
(785) 274-9951
1835 NW Topeka Blvd # 209
Topeka, KS
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Garrett Dale Md Mph
(785) 270-8605
1504 SW 8th Ave
Topeka, KS
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Iliff R Douglas Md
(785) 271-6161
1119 SW Gage Blvd
Topeka, KS
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist, Psychologist

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Rebound Physical Therapy
(785) 271-5533
5220 SW 17th St
Topeka, KS
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Interactive Physical Therapy
(785) 266-4600
1707 SE 29th St
Topeka, KS
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Dynamic Health Chiropractic and Physical Therapy
(785) 267-3323
2907 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS
Industry
Physical Therapist

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KS State Board of Healing Arts, PT Examining Committee
(785) 296-7413
235 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS
 
The Break Room
(785) 215-6633
911 S Kansas Ave
Topeka, KS
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Bloom & Assoc Therapy
(785) 273-7700
1045 SW Gage Blvd
Topeka, KS
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Topeka Spine & Rehab Center
(785) 271-7246
3512 SW Fairlawn Rd
Topeka, KS
Industry
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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