FIRST TIME PATIENTS
Q: What to bring to your first visit?
A: Please arrive 15 minutes early to fill out any necessary paperwork and change into appropriate clothing. Remember to bring your referral/ prescription for physical therapy, your insurance card or Worker’s Comp/ No-Fault information, a photo ID, and some comfortable and loose clothing that will allow you to easily expose the area being treated, as well as perform exercises. Sneakers or tennis shoes are suggested.
Q: How long will my treatment sessions be?
A: For your initial appointment, plan on being at our facility for 45 minutes to 1 hour. Subsequent treatment sessions generally last around 45 minutes.
Q: My physician is referring me for physical therapy. Can I choose where to go?
A: Yes. Your physician will provide you with a prescription and may direct you where to go for physical therapy. However, you have the right to choose a physical therapy clinic that is most convenient for you based on proximity to home or work, ease of transportation, a physical therapist’s experience in working with your specific condition, or any other reason. Be assured we will always work closely with your physician in order to provide you with the highest quality of physical therapy care.
Q: What will happen at my physical therapy treatment sessions?
A: At your initial appointment, one of our fully licensed physical therapists will work with you one-on-one to evaluate your specific condition and set your individual goals based on your needs and your physician’s recommendations. During subsequent visits your therapist may work with you to improve your function, range of motion, strength, and flexibility using weights and resistance equipment, as well as incorporating different balance and coordination training activities. In addition to physical exercises, your therapist may use any of our various treatment modalities available. These modalities include: manual therapy, neuromuscular electrical stimulation, ultrasound, phonophoresis, iontophoresis, cryotherapy, moist heat, low level laser therapy, traction, and paraffin wax treatment, among others.
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PATIENT FAQs AND HELPFUL INFO
We look forward to providing you with one-on-one care. We have provided the information below familiarize you with our physical therapy practice. You may request an appointment online or call our office to schedule an appointment.