Have other questions? Please call our office and we'll be happy to answer them.
What should I bring to my first visit?
If you have a prescription from your doctor please bring it, however the state of Michigan does not require a prescription for physical therapy services. In addition, you must have a copy of your insurance card and photo ID.
What should I wear?
Wear comfortable loose clothing that exposes the body part being evaluated (i.e. shorts for a knee evaluation, sleeveless shirt for a shoulder evaluation, for low back bring loose fitting shorts, etc).
Does my insurance cover physical therapy?
Due to the multitude of insurance companies and the many different plans, it is your responsibility to call your insurance company and verify PT coverage. Make sure to inquiry about your deductible, co-pay per visit, number of visits allowed, and if our clinic is in your network. It is your responsibility to verify coverage at this clinic and you will be responsible for all charges if not covered by your insurance. We accept most insurance companies however do not participate with Medicaid and BCBS Blue Preferred Plus at this time.
How long after surgery should I start physical therapy?
This answer varies according to the type of surgery performed and your doctor’s protocol. Your prescription will address any restrictions/precautions indicated by your physician.
How long will I be in physical therapy?
Most appointments range between 45-60 minutes. You will be seen for an initial evaluation, daily treatments, and re-evaluations usually every 6-9 visits. The number of visits varies depending on your diagnosis and progress. Compliance of home exercise program will improve outcomes with decreased number of total visits and quick results.