Orthopedic Physical Therapists Rio Rancho 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 Rio Rancho, NM.

Select Physical Therapy - Westside II
(505) 234-7260
2113 Golf Course Rd
Rio Rancho, NM
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Rio Rancho Physical Therapy
(505) 896-4978
4100 Southern Blvd SE
Rio Rancho, NM
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Bodywise Massage & Day Spa
(505) 792-1340
4627 Corrales Rd
Corrales, NM
Industry
Health Spa, Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Mitnik Michael S Md
(505) 893-2880
4801 Mcmahon Blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Partners In Therapy
(505) 890-7481
5115 Coors Blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM
Industry
Physical Therapist

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New Mexico Orthopaedics & Spine Physical Therapy
(505) 892-3520
1201 Rio Rancho Dr SE
Rio Rancho, NM
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Healing Solutions Alternative Wellness
(505) 792-2592
4011 Barbara Loop SE
Rio Rancho, NM
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Corrales Physical Therapy-Randall L Haratyk Pt Ocs
(505) 899-1509
600 Rincon Rd
Corrales, NM
Industry
Physical Therapist

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Allergy & Asthma Associates Pa
(505) 265-6783
4824 Mcmahon Blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Turquoise Trail Physical Therapy
(505) 884-2032
6320 Riverside Plaza Ln NW
Albuquerque, NM
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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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