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Frequent Asked questions

  1. Do I need a physician referral before making a PT consultation?

    • Absolutely Not! Every state now has some form of "direct access" to Physical Therapy, which means you can visit us first.

  2. What is the difference between a physical therapist and a chiropractor?

    • Chiropractors diagnose and treat mechanical disorders of the spine and joints with a focus on how joints can influence the nervous system and overall body alignment. Physical Therapist are "Movement Specialists" who can perform hands-on "manual" therapy (ranging from soft tissue mobilization to spinal adjustments and joint manipulations that you may receive from a chiropractor), as well as prescribe condition-specific therapeutic exercises and neuromuscular re-education to optimize independent healing and recovery while promoting self-empowerment via patient education.​ They both also utilize a lot of similar therapeutic modalities for pain management such as dry needling, cupping therapy, NMES, IASTM, etc.

  3. What does a physical therapist do?

    • Physical Therapists are doctorate-level musculoskeletal experts on biomechanics of the human body. They have an advanced understanding of how the body moves and what keeps it from moving well. We work with our patients to help them achieve their goals, whether that’s recovering from an injury or surgery, reaching a new athletic level, or teaching them how to eliminate pain and how to keep it gone. PTs incorporate a heavy hands-on treatment approach early on, always following it up with condition-specific, therapeutic exercises. This is how we help eliminate pain! We teach you how to become

  4. Which insurances do you accept? CASH-BASED SAVES YOU TIME & MONEY!

    • ​We are currently cash-based, however, we promise you will not pay more than you would choosing to go with an in-network insurance PT clinic. We plan to accept only a select few insurances down the road because most of them reimburse so poorly and most, if not all of them are a nuisance to work with in providing you with the best healthcare that you deserve!

  5. How long will I need PT?

    • That depends on the reason you’re seeking care. We’ll work together to develop a personalized treatment plan that takes into account your specific and individual needs. 

  6. What will happen during my first physical therapy consultation?

    • At your first appointment, your physical therapist will discuss your health history, reasons for seeking care, and goals. The PT will then complete a thorough initial evaluation, assessing things like your strength, balance, range of motion, and pain levels. Together, you’ll create a plan of care to assist you in meeting your goals.

  7. Does physical therapy hurt?

    • Physical therapy shouldn’t be painful, but you may experience some temporary soreness and discomfort as you work and stretch new muscles. If you ever feel pain during a session, immediately let your therapist know.

  8. How long does a physical therapy appointment last?

    • Initial appointments are typically 60 to 90 minutes; subsequent appointments are 30 to 60 minutes.

  9. Which payment types do you accept?

    • We accept cash and all major credit cards. We do not accept personal checks.

  10. What should I wear to my sessions?

    • Wear loose, comfortable clothing that does not restrict your movement in any way. Aim for athletic attire over jeans.

  11. What should I bring to my first PT appointment?

    • Be sure to bring your completed intake form and insurance card. We’ll need to take a copy of the front and back of your card to keep on file.

  12. How early should I arrive for my first appointment?

    • We ask that all new patients arrive 15 minutes before their appointment to complete any remaining paperwork. 

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