Dr. Mayra Navarrete Physical Therapist
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Dr. Mayra C. Navarrete is a physical therapist and an El Paso native who graduated from The University of Texas at El Paso with a Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy in 2011 along with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a Minor in Biology in 2007. Dr. Navarrete is a formally trained dancer and her involvement in various performances exposed her to dance related injuries and physical limitations that were a result of these injuries. This led her to her passion in physical therapy. She began her professional career working with the pediatric population with neurological and developmental conditions working alongside neonatologists, physiatrist, orthotists, and medical equipment personnel. She then continued to embark within the orthopedic population to help adults and children with orthopedic conditions as well as using her dance background to give dance specific treatment to local dancers. Dr. Navarrete has also had the privilege of being a guest lecturer to the students of the physical therapy program at UTEP, as well as a guest lecturer for the dance department of UTEP, various private dance studios, and the fine arts department of local school districts. Dr. Navarrete lives with her husband and daughter who is following in her mom’s footsteps in the dance world, along with her 3 dogs.
Dr. Navarrete holds certifications with instrumented assisted soft tissue mobilization and selective functional movement assessment along with certifications with dry needling. She also holds certification under the Progressing Ballet Technique Program which she uses during treatment and holds high distinction in manual therapy as she has finished her fellowship training in orthopedic manual physical therapy under The Manual Therapy Institute. She recently received her FAAOMPT accreditation as well.