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If you have never been to physical therapy, you probably have questions about it. The following are answers to our most frequently asked questions. If you have further questions, don't hesitate to contact us. We are here to help in any way.
Q) My doctor has recommended therapy. Do I have a choice in who I see?
A) Yes! If you have been referred to therapy you do have a choice, even if your doctor refers you to a certain therapist.
Q) What can I expect with my first visit?
A) Your first physical therapy visit will consist of going over your medical history, cause of injury, and what your goals are, assessment of your current function deficits, posture, pain level, strength, balance and endurance. At the end of your appointment, you and your therapist will develop a personalized plan of care for you and expectations for your recovery.
Q) When should I arrive?
A) We conveniently have forms you can print and fill out on-line to shorten your arrival time for you appointment. If you wish to fill the forms out in the office please arrive 15 minutes early for your appointment. If you fill the forms out at home please arrive 5 minutes early.
Q) What should I bring?
A) Your insurance card, a doctor's referral (if you have one), and a picture ID.
Q) What should I wear?
A) Wear tennis shoes and clothing that you are able to freely move and do exercises in.
Q) How long will I need to attend physical therapy?
A) Frequency and duration of physical therapy will depend on your condition. Your therapist will be able to give you an idea at the end of your first appointment, but usually it will be 2-3 times a week for 4-6 weeks.
Q) How much will physical therapy cost?
A) That will depend on our health insurance coverage for physical therapy. Some insurances require a copay be paid, while others require a deductible be met. Give us a call and we can help you figure that out and tell you what questions to ask your insurance carrier.
Q) Are you in my network?
A) We do work with virtually all insurance companies. You can call the insurance directly or give us a quick call and we can let you know.