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What should I bring to my first appointment?
Here is a list of things to remember:
- The physical therapy prescription from your physician.
- Your completed registration papers, if you printed out the appropriate forms from this site.
- Any and all insurance cards.
- Contact information/claim numbers, especially if this is a work related injury or a motor vehicle accident.
- List of present medications that you may be taking.
- Your medical history: including types/dates of past surgeries or past medical problems that you feel are important for us to know about.
- Appropriate clothing (See description below).
- A ride home, especially if your physician has instructed you not to drive.
Minors under 18 years of age must have a parent or guardian with them, unless document authorization has been previously received.
Approximately how long will each treatment session last?
The first visit will be a little longer than the subsequent visits, although, in general the visits will be about 30 minutes long.
Are you in contact with my doctors who refer patients to us?
Yes, we work very closely with all physicians who have patients with us.
What should I wear to my therapy sessions?
If you are being seen for a shoulder that has NOT been operated on, we recommend that you wear a tank top. If you do not have one, we will provide you with one upon your arrival.
If you are being seen following a shoulder surgery we recommend that you wear a button down shirt over your sling. If you are being seen for a back problem, we recommend that you wear loose fitting clothing. Men usually wear shorts and a tank top. Women usually wear shorts and a sports bra.
If you are being seen for a lower leg, knee, ankle, or foot injury, we recommend that you bring a pair of shorts to wear.
Is Physical Therapy painful?
In most cases, no. Our primary goal is to reduce symptoms and get you back to 100% in the quickest and safest way possible. Although, there may be times when therapy can be uncomfortable. If you experience pain, you should immediately inform your therapist.
Will Insurance cover Physical Therapy?
We invite you to contact our office manager, Sandi Olson. She will be able and willing to assist you with all of your questions, you may reach her at (308)237-7388.
What if my symptoms worsen while attending Therapy?
You should always update your Physical Therapist of any changes in the symptoms being treated.
Do I have to see a doctor before I receive treatment?
Yes, we require a rehabilitation request from your doctor.
How many visits am I going to need?
This depends completely on your symptoms and the severity of the symptoms. Some injuries have a longer recovery time, some are shorter.
What type of ailments can Therapy treat?
A very wide variety of ailments can be treated by therapy including Vertigo, Sports Injuries, Arthritis, Sciatica, and many more.
What are the clinic hours?
The clinic hours are from 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM. Scheduled appointments can be made beginning at 7:00 AM and the last scheduled appointments are taken at 5:15 PM Monday-Thursday, and 4:00 PM on Friday.
Have more questions? Call us at (308) 237-7388.