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Are you looking for a real career in orthopedic physical therapy?

Posted by Kale Isaacson on May 18, 2012 9:51:00 AM

We are hiring physical therapist immediately! We are the funnest most patient oriented physical therapy clinic in Albuquerque. We have been in business since 2003 and our owner, Kale Isaacson has over 20 years experience as an orthopedic physical therapist. Kale has the borrowed the word "positivity" from a Bob Marley song and included it in our motto- "Positivity in Motion"

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Topics: health, fitness, sports, Exercise, PT, knee pain, insurance companies, physical therapy, injuries, surgery, physical therapist

SWOPT Salsa Slam

Posted by Kale Isaacson on Apr 26, 2012 9:18:00 AM

Sponsored by Southwest Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
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Topics: health, fitness, sports, Exercise, physical therapy, injuries

The 411 of an Ankle Sprain

Posted by Leslie Boone on Apr 14, 2011 8:59:00 AM

A sprained ankle can happen very quickly and suddenly, when the foot is twisted or turned in unexpectedly. Ankle sprains are the most common foot injury and the most common orthopaedic injury seen by doctors. A sprained ankle can occur during an athletic event or just by a missed stepping on an uneven surface.

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Topics: sports, injuries

SWOPT and Kinesio Tape at National Indoor Competition

Posted by Leslie Boone on Mar 21, 2011 9:33:00 AM

Southwest Orthopaedic Physical Therapy and Kinesio Tape were at the USA Track & Field Indoor National Competition in Albuquerque, NM the weekend of February 26-27, 2011 taping athletes for their events. The event was held downtown in the Convention Center, full of athletes from all over the globe and all types of events from running to throwing to jumping. During Saturday's events, there were two local physical therapist and Kinesio Taping Practitioners on hand to help out the athletes, David Garcia, PT, CKTI and Leslie Boone, MPT, CKTP.

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Topics: sports, kinesio tape

Kinesio Tape vs. Athletic Tape for Sports Injuries

Posted by Leslie Boone on Mar 3, 2011 8:15:00 AM

Kinesio Tape has become very popular as a method of taping joints and sport injuries since the olympics. Kinesio® Tex Tape is an elastic therapeutic tape developed by Dr. Kenzo Kase over 35 years ago in Japan. Since then, Kinesio® Tex Tape Gold™ has become the standard for therapeutic and rehabilitative taping. 

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Topics: sports, kinesio tape, injuries