Frequently Asked Questions

What should I bring on my first visit?

  • Use the link provided to download the appropriate paperwork. If you are unable to complete the paperwork prior to your first visit, please arrive 20-30 minutes early to expedite in-processing.
  • Bring your primary and secondary insurance cards to be copied.
  • Bring your doctor’s prescription for physical therapy.

What should I expect on my initial visit?

  • A qualified physical therapist will perform a thorough evaluation, including a subjective and objective examination. The objective portion of the examination may include range of motion testing, manual muscle testing, a postural assessment, ergonomic assessment, a functional activity assessment, and specific testing related to the diagnosis. After completion, the physical therapist will design a treatment plan specific to the individual. The treatment plan, short and long term goals and expected duration of treatment will be discussed.
  • Treatment will be initiated, based on the findings.
  • Your initial evaluation and treatement may last from 60-90 minutes.

What should I expect on subsequent visits?

  • Each treatment will be modified and /or progressed based on your response to your last session.
  • Treatment time will vary from 45 – 60 minutes.
  • Treatment is one on one with a highly trained physical therapist.

What should I wear?

  • Bring shorts for knee, hip or ankle conditions
  • Wear a tank top for shoulder or neck conditions
  • Wear comfortable, loose fitting clothes for low back problems and for exercising.

Will my insurance cover my treatment?

Please contact our office to discuss your insurance plan. We accept most types of insurance and will verify your benefits prior to your arrival. Most insurance plans require a co-pay. Exceptions are Medicare and Workman’s compensation.

What if I don’t have insurance?

We accept cash payments for all physical therapy treatments. In order to make this affordable, we will work with you to establish a reasonable payment plan.

Will I be given exercises to follow through with at home?

Absolutely! The goal is to give you a program that is specific to your needs.

What is Pilates and how will it be used in my rehabilitation?

  • Pilates is a method of exercising that works on flexibility, strength, breathing, balance, movement awareness and overall core strength.
  • Your physical therapist will develop a program that addresses your injury and/or condition in a safe and effective manner.

What is the Graston Technique®?

What is the Neil-Asher Technique® ?