Womens Health Physical Therapy Ames IA

Women’s health physical therapy is a specific field of physical therapy that treats women’s health issues such as pregnancy related complications, pelvic floor dysfunction, osteoporosis, and fibromyalgia. Physical therapists work to restore mobility, relieve pain, increase strength and prevent deformity in their patients. See below to learn more and to gain access to expert physical therapists in Ames, IA who provide women’s health physical therapy.

Barclay Gregory MD
(515) 292-3023
2515 University Blvd
Ames, IA
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Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Keinert Ria Pt
(515) 233-1139
327 6th St
Ames, IA
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Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Total Relaxation
(515) 231-7496
507 26th St
Ames, IA
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Physical Therapist

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McFarland Clinic PC
(515) 382-5471
230 6th St
Nevada, IA
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Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Boone County Hospital Rehabilitation Services
(515) 432-7729
608 Carroll St
Boone, IA
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Physical Therapist

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Ames Racquet & Fitness Center
(515) 268-8077
4700 Mortensen Rd
Ames, IA
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Physical Therapist

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Ames Racquet & Fitness Center
(515) 232-1911
320 S 17th St
Ames, IA
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Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Huxley Physical Therapy
(515) 597-3726
408 Campus Dr
Huxley, IA
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Physical Therapist

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Mary Greeley Rehab & Wellness
(515) 733-5129
812 Elm Ave
Story City, IA
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Physical Therapist

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Rock Valley Physical Therapy
(515) 984-6377
212 W Van Dorn St
Polk City, IA
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Physical Therapist

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Most Likely to See a Chiropractor: Educated White Women Win

"Alternative health care" refers to care that's different from traditional medicine. Alternative health care includes a wide variety of options such as acupuncture, Rolfing, yoga, naturopathic or homeopathic care, reflexology, visualization, and methods of relaxation.

Medical care in the United States is based on the idea that there is a cause for physical disease that can be explained by science or biology. The disease or condition can be treated and sometimes even cured. Traditional medicine is meant to rescue us from death or disease with the latest technology, therapy, or medication.

Alternative care is based on different cultural attitudes about health and healing. Most alternative approaches come from the idea that the mind and body can't be separated. In this line of thinking, imbalances in the mind-body system allow diseases or disorders to begin. Instead of trying to find and treat symptoms, alternative care tries to restore the mind-body balance. This is thought to encourage the body to heal itself.

Chiropractic and massage are the two most popular kinds of alternative care. The number of people seeking chiropractic care has been steadily increasing. The number of chiropractors in practice has tripled in the last 30 years and is still on the rise.

Researchers surveyed over 1,000 patients from six different regions in the U.S. to find out who sees chiropractors and why. Not surprisingly, the researchers found that most chiropractic care is for neck and back pain. More than half of chiropractic patients are white, married women with good educations and middle-class incomes. Interestingly, chiropractic patients have poorer mental health and more depression than back patients who see medical doctors. Chiropractic patients also have more pain and poorer physical health than the general population.

Chiropractic care is most often the treatment choice of white, middle-class women who are depressed. What's the link between choosing chiropract...

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