Who uses Physical, Mental or other Health Rehabilitative Therapy?
Those who benefit most from Physical, Mental and other Health restorative Therapies, are individuals who are in need of restoring mental and physical balance, injured body parts, increasing flexibility, or building strength. Through our work; We help improve physical balance and mental clarity, posture, vision and metabolic issues which if left uncorrected can cause health damaging issues like musculoskeletal, mental and other unbalanced conditions. Additionally, we help patients who have undergone surgeries and who are in need of therapy to regain optimal physical and emotional functionality.
What should I bring with me to my first appointment?
Please bring any records from your previous doctor, a list of your medications, allergies and a list of prior doctors. We also recommend bringing in a list of any questions or concerns you may have. Please also make sure that you arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment so that you can provide us the necessary paperwork and insurance information to put you in our system. To save time, you can also print the Intake Forms located on our forms page, and bring them completed to your appointment.
What should I not bring to my appointments?
Since we strive to provide you a congenial environment for your theraputic recuperation, and our dedicated therapists as well needs undivided attention to deliver to you the best care they can, we highly recommend you bring not distractive items, Pets, or dangerous objects. as your comfort is our piority. A nonrestrictive clothing and foot wear to our physical rehab clinics will be helpful, since oftentimes we might be stretching or exercising you, and your clothes should allow us to evaluate your area of injury, so please dress accordingly. If you have any questions, please contact us prior to your first appointment.
How long does each visit take?
The initial visit takes a little longer than the subsequent visits due to the paperwork that you need to fill out, in addition to the completion of the assessment process. Normally, appointments are usually between 30 and 60 minutes.
How long will I need physical or mental health care / therapy?
You will need to attend physical or mental health care therapy sessions until you and your therapist or physician decide that you have reached your desired level of function or that further therapy would not be beneficial. Often treatments and therapies will be monitored by your physician.
When should I start seeing improvement?
Again that depends on the same factors associated with how long treatment will take. We make a treatment plan for you, which includes follow up and regular maintenance visits to our physical and mental health care rehab clinics. If at any point you feel like you are not progressing at a satisfactory rate, we will collaborate with you and modify your treatment plan. We will always keep you informed as well about your progress.
What is the difference between a Physician, Physical, Mental Health or Occupational Therapy?
Physicians works for the restoration of general wellbeing of people. Physical Therapy (PT) works in restoring function of the legs, back, neck, and torso along with the shoulder region. PT treatment also helps patients with rehabilitation after accidents and surgery along with wound care. Occupational Therapy (OT) primarily enables people to participate in the activities of everyday life And Mental Health Therapy on the other hand deals mainly with emotional and mental health issues. They all use careful analysis of physical, environmental, social, mental, and other factors to identify barriers. Therapists are involved in both cognitive and physical training to assist patients with everyday living. PT, OT and MH Therapists work to help patients with their needs for both physical and mental rehabilitation and general everyday life activities.
Will you keep in contact with my doctor?
After your initial evaluation we will send a copy of the examination to your doctor along with progress notes at regular intervals.
Will I see the same Physician, or therapist every time?
We will make every attempt to schedule you with the Physician or therapist you desire to see. However, there may be times when another physician or therapist will treat you to accommodate your schedule. All of our physicians, and therapists are fully-licensed and enjoy delivering high-quality care.
Will my insurance pay for therapy?
Generally, most health insurance companies pay for health treatments, but some don't cover physical, mental and occupational therapy. Some companies only offer limited coverage or do not cover some therapy. We recommend that you call the benefit number listed on your insurance card to check on your insurance benefits before you start therapy.
Do I need a physician's referral for physical, mental, or occupational therapy?
Most insurance companies will require that you get a physician's referral for physical, mental, or any other therapy, which you need to bring on your first appointment. Medicare requires the patient to be seen every 30 days by their physician to continue with therapy.