Orthopedic Physical Therapists Santa Fe 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 Santa Fe, NM.

Plum Tree Hollistic Healthcare for Kids
(505) 695-7211
460 St. Michael's Dr St 602
Santa Fe, NM
Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

New Mexico Academy of Healing Arts
(505) 982-6271
501 Franklin Ave
Santa Fe, NM
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Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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High Desert Healthcare & Massage
(505) 984-8830
217 E Palace Ave
Santa Fe, NM
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Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Hazen Chiropractic Health Center
(505) 473-0000
2932 S Richards Ave
Santa Fe, NM
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Ni Keefe Katherine
(505) 988-5544
1500 5th St
Santa Fe, NM
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Midwife, Physical Therapist

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Momentum Physical Therapy
Santa Fe, NM

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Downtown Day Spa
(505) 986-0113
409 E Palace Ave
Santa Fe, NM
Industry
Health Spa, Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Scherer Institute of Natural Healing
(505) 982-8398
1091 Siler Rd
Santa Fe, NM
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Physical Therapist

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Becker John Md
(505) 466-6080
7 Avenida Vista Grande
Santa Fe, NM
Industry
Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Santa Fe Sports Med & Rehab Inc
(505) 992-4995
104 Old Las Vegas Hwy Ste C
Santa Fe, 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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