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Physical Therapist

Our Doctors of Physical Therapy will use their knowledge to help patients improve their strength, flexibility, and function. Back in Action Therapy strives to provide the most quality physical therapy services Las Cruces or Alamogordo can offer. We work with patients of all ages, including infants, school aged children, high school/college athletes, individuals injured at work, retired patients that want to return to particular activities, elderly patients who might be at risk of falling, and everyone in between. 

What is a Physical Therapist?


A physical therapist is a health care professional who helps patients recover from injuries. Physical therapists work with patients to improve their mobility, strength, range of motion, and function. Each of our therapists specializes in a different area, so we can tailor a treatment plan specifically for you. No matter what your goal is, our team will help you get there. Our physical therapists are experts in movement and function.

Sports Injury
Sport Exercise

What Does a Physical Therapist Do?


A physical therapist is a healthcare professional who helps patients recover from acute injuries, chronic injuries, developmental disorders, and many other impairments. They work with patients to improve their mobility, strength, range of motion, and function. Physical therapists also help patients manage pain, swelling, improve balance, and/or prevent further injury.

Physical therapists use a variety of techniques to help their patients. These may include:

  • Stretching

  • Soft tissue massage

  • Strengthening

  • Mobilization/Joint Manipulation

  • Cardiovascular exercises

  • Dry needling

  • Breathing exercises

  • And many other techniques

Our physical therapists will perform an evaluation during your first treatment session. During that session they will develop an individualized and unique program that fits your specific needs.

Can a Physical Therapist Provide Me with a Diagnosis?


Our Doctors of Physical Therapy are able to provide you with a physical therapy/treatment diagnosis. A physical therapy diagnosis is made by a physical therapist after completing a thorough evaluation. This evaluation may include taking a patient's medical history, conducting a physical examination, and ordering diagnostic tests. The physical therapist will then use this information to arrive at a diagnosis and develop a treatment plan. Treatment plans may vary in duration and length depending on the diagnosis.

Balance Exercise

How do I Schedule an Appointment?


Scheduling an appointment is quick and easy! For physical therapy Las Cruces call or text (575-222-0188) or for physical therapy Alamogordo call or text (575-439-9878). One of our great front desk coordinators will gather the insurance and contact information needed and will provide you with your insurance benefits for physical therapy. Our clinics are open from 7am until 6pm, so we have times that fit with nearly any school, or work, schedule. 

If you’re looking for the best physical therapy Las Cruces or Alamogordo has to offer, Back in Action Therapy is the perfect place for you! Call today to get scheduled for an evaluation with a Doctor of Physical Therapy Las Cruces or Alamogordo. 

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