Physical Therapy Questions, Answered for You
Do I need a prescription to be treated?
Most of our patients come to us with a prescription from their physician with a diagnosis and treatment outline, however depending on your insurance policy you may not need one.
What should I expect during my first visit?
During your first visit you will be asked to fill out several forms including some questionnaires regarding the body part that will be treated (forms can be found in the patient portal). You will then be examined by the physical therapist who will outline your treatment plan and start treatment.
What should I wear to my treatments?
We recommend coming with looser-fitting exercise clothes that allow access to treatment area.
What do the treatments consist of?
Every patient's treatment can differ depending diagnosis and aliment, however typically you will start with a set of therapeutic exercise followed by modalities that can include moist heat, cryotherapy, electrical stimulation, therapeutic ultrasound, manual stretches, manual joint manipulation or manual soft tissue manipulation.