Play Strong - NMO

If you're injured, our Quick Care Center
and Sports Medicine team can get
you back in the game - fast.

Enjoy Life - NMOEnjoy Life

Let our highly specialized physicians
restore your health and prolong
a mobile, active lifestyle.

Keep Moving - NMOKeep Moving

As New Mexico's best known orthopedic
practice, we have everything you need
for head-to-toe medical treatment.

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Part of our mission is to give you
the best resources to understand
your medical condition.

New Mexico Orthopaedics West Side Location

In June 2015, we opened a West Side clinic
for patients in the Rio Rancho and greater
Albuquerque metro area.

A Nation in Motion

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information to help patients like you fight for
your mobility. Share your story with us today.

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For over thirty years New Mexico Orthopaedics has been dedicated to only one thing — keeping our patients moving. We are experts in orthopaedics, sports medicine, and spine care. We offer diagnosis, treatment, surgery and rehabilitation all within one practice. Every person we care for is different – their choice of exercise, sports and lifestyle are unique, so we design individual treatment plans that help each patient reach maximum performance and health. You can find us at five convenient locations in Albuquerque and Rio Rancho, New Mexico.



201 Cedar SE, Suite 6600,
Albuquerque, NM, 87106

(505) 724-4300

Physical Therapy

1010 Lead Ave. SE,
Albuquerque, NM 87106

(505) 724-4400

Uptown Physical Therapy

1700 Louisiana Blvd NE, Suite 120
Albuquerque, NM 87110

(505) 944-7440

NE Heights Paseo del Norte

8220 Louisiana Blvd. NE, Suite D,
Albuquerque, NM 87113

(505) 338-9827

Westside Clinic &
Physical Therapy

2101 Unser Blvd SE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124

(505) 724-4700

Dr. Michael Archibeck Featured in Albquerque 13th Annual Top Doc Issue

Dr. Michael Archibeck Featured in Albuquerque 13th Annual Top Doc Issue

For this, our 13th year, we asked Albuquerque-area doctors one simple question: “If you had to refer a loved one to a doctor other than yourself, to whom would you refer them?” This month, we share the results of our annual Top Docs survey and unveil this year’s winners.

For this years Orthopedic category we’re featuring New Mexico Orthopaedics’ Dr. Michael Archibeck.

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New Mexico Orthopaedics Opens New Physical Therapy Location

As part of an ongoing commitment to offer patients comprehensive and convenient orthopaedic care, New Mexico Orthopaedics has opened a new center for physical therapy in Uptown Albuquerque. On October 3, 2016 a team of five highly trained therapists will be available for patients Monday through Friday in Uptown Albuquerque at 1700 Louisiana Blvd. N.E.

Uptown Physical Therapy Team members include:

  • Sandra Knudsen – Physical Therapist
  • Leann Bullock – Physical Therapist
  • Daniel Pena – Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Brandon Casados – Physical Therapist Tech
  • Ethan Chideckel – Physical Therapist Tech

The new Uptown PT clinic is the fourth NMOA physical therapy location with three in Albuquerque — Downtown, Uptown and NE Heights Paseo del Norte in and one location in Rio Rancho.

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Find us at:
1700 Louisiana Blvd NE
Suite 120
Albuquerque, NM 87110

To schedule an appointment call:
(505) 768 -7507

Over-use Injuries

Every year, thousands of kids suffer injuries caused by intense sport specialization and overuse. As a tutor and a medical writer, I see how students are affected. Having suffered from overuse injuries when I was a youth athlete, I also know how they feel.

As young athletes return to  school and team sports NMOA orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Racca encourages parents and coaches to build in more than one type of exercise into the training program of young athletes.  According to Dr. Racca, “The bones and joints of young athletes are still developing and there is strong evidence that a balanced overall exercise program, used as a complement to training in a specific sport, is a safe way to ensure overall joint health and athletic performance.”

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