Orthopedic Physical Therapists Aztec NM

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 Aztec, NM.

Select Physical Therapy - Farmington
(505) 608-7237
2700 Farmington Ave
Farmington, NM
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Four Corners Physical Therapy
(505) 564-2955
3832 E Main St
Farmington, NM
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Desert View
(505) 326-7878
2700 Farmington Ave
Farmington, NM
Industry
Mental Health Professional, Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist, Registered Nurse

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Special K Fitness
(505) 326-2460
3180 N Butler Ave
Farmington, NM
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Physical Therapy of Northern New Mexico
(505) 334-7343
604 South Rio Grande Ave
Aztec, NM
 
Aztec Massage Clinic
(505) 334-6589
505 N Main Ave
Aztec, NM
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Bircher Wendy D Pt Ms
(505) 327-1969
4002 Skyline Dr
Farmington, NM
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Therapy One
(505) 326-0064
3501 N Butler Ave
Farmington, NM
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Grossheim Robert L Md
(505) 327-1400
2300 E 30th St
Farmington, NM
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Four Corners Physical Therapy Lp
(505) 564-2955
3832 East Main Unites E & F
Farmington, NM
Specialty
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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