What do I need to bring to my first appointment?
Bring your photo identification, auto insurance information and a list of any medications you are taking. If you have a police report on your current accident or x-rays of your current injuries, bring those too.
Can I fill out my new patient paperwork ahead of time?
Yes, you can download and print your new patient forms from this site and fill them out ahead of your first appointment.
How long does therapy usually take?
Your individual therapy session can last from 45 to 60 minutes, depending on your current situation.
Will therapy hurt?
There can be some soreness and discomfort in the beginning, but our approach to treatment is conservative. If at any time during therapy you experience any pain or discomfort, we ask that you let us know and immediately stop so that we can assess and recommend any changes that would help you limit your discomfort.
What type of modalities do you offer?
We have a wide-ranging list of modalities that we can incorporate into your treatment plan based on your specific needs. Some of the modalities we use include, but are not limited to: physical therapies, ultrasound, interferential current (IFC), intersegmental traction (IST), hot packs/cold packs, manual therapy, exercise therapy and kinetic activity.
Will I have to lift weights?
In most cases, we do not incorporate heavy weights as we are most likely working toward rehabilitating the smaller, more refined musculature that often receives the brunt of the injury. We use various exercise equipment including Therabands, exercise balls, body weight, and gravity as our resistance mediums.
How often will I need to come to therapy?
The most important time to seek help and begin your therapy is as soon as you can. The longer you wait to begin your rehabilitative process, the more difficult it will be to restore your activities of daily living. In the beginning, you will need to come to therapy one to three times per week, in general. As you progress and your pain levels decrease, the weekly requirement can be adjusted. Just remember, just because you are feeling better, doesn’t mean you are completely healed. In order to reduce the risk of a reoccurrence of your injury, it is important to follow the doctor’s instructions as closely as possible.
Will I do the same thing every time I come to therapy?
Yes and no. We have many different modalities to use and depending on your current pain levels at the time of treatment, we can adjust your therapy to accommodate your needs, but we also take into consideration the modalities that are working for you. We try very hard to meet your needs while working with you to develop a rehabilitation program you are comfortable and happy with.
Do you offer transportation?
Yes, we offer free transportation for visits after your initial appointment. Simply let us know when you check out if you require transportation for your next office visit.