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Welcome to our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section! We understand that you may have questions about physical therapy and what to expect during your journey to recovery. In this section, we have compiled answers to common queries to provide you with helpful information and address any concerns you may have.

  • What do I need to bring to my first physical therapy appointment?
    Please bring a form of identification, your insurance card(s), and your referral from your physician if required by your insurance.
  • Does my insurance require a referral for physical therapy?
    In many cases, a physician referral is not required to see a physical therapist. However, some insurance providers may require a referral for coverage. It's recommended to check with your insurance company or contact the physical therapy clinic directly to understand their specific requirements.
  • What should I expect during my first physical therapy session?
    During your initial appointment, the physical therapist will evaluate your condition, review your medical history, and assess your physical abilities. They may ask you questions about your symptoms and perform tests to determine your range of motion, strength, and flexibility. Based on this assessment, they will develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your needs.
  • How long does each physical therapy session last?
    Most sessions last 45-60 minutes. The frequency and duration of therapy will be determined by the therapist based on your condition and progress.
  • How long does physical therapy treatment usually last?
    The duration of physical therapy treatment varies depending on the individual and the nature of the condition. Some people may see improvement within a few sessions, while others may require several weeks or months of therapy. The therapist will regularly assess your progress and adjust the treatment plan accordingly.
  • What should I wear to physical therapy sessions?
    It's recommended to wear comfortable clothing that allows for ease of movement, such as athletic wear or loose-fitting clothes. Depending on your condition, the therapist may ask you to expose the area being treated, so wearing appropriate attire is essential.
  • How can I prepare for my physical therapy sessions?
    It's helpful to bring any relevant medical records, imaging reports, or test results related to your condition. Additionally, you should be prepared to communicate openly with your physical therapist about your symptoms, goals, and any concerns you may have. It's also important to follow any instructions or exercises given to you between sessions
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