Questions relating to Physiical Therapy

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Can Do Physical Therapy offers expert physical Therapy advice and information on sports injuries, diagnosis and treatment. We are here to answer any questions you may have about Physical Therapy.

Q.What is the difference between occupational and physical therapy?

Occupational Therapy is treatment that helps individuals achieve independence and improve one’s ability to perform daily activities. Physical therapists focus on the large motor groups that contribute to walking, reaching, standing and other physical activities. They work on strength, balance, range of motion and swelling, and pain. Physical therapists are here to encourage independence.

Q.How should I dress for my treatment sessions?

Most of the time you will be instructed to wear loose fitting clothing such as t-shirts and shorts or sweats. There are some areas in our facilities where you can change should weather or other circumstances prevent you from coming appropriately dressed.

Q.What should I bring with me?

For your first visit you will need your insurance card, and any paperwork that was sent to you that needed to be filled out. If you have any operative reports, MRI or X-ray results, you may bring those as well, but they are not necessary. Additionally, if you are utilizing any type of brace, splint, or crutches, those should come with you.

Q.Will my insurance pay for my physical therapy treatments?

Ask CAN DO staff and we will find out for you.

Q.How long will my treatments last?

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Q.During my treatments, what type of exercise and/or equipment will I be using to make my health better? Can I choose what exercises I do or what equipment I will use?

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Questions relating to Treatments

Treatment

Q.What can I expect to happen in the initial assessment?

The physical therapist will conduct a physical examination to determine the condition, injury, and degree of impairment regarding your status.

Q.How do I know what type of physiotherapy will help?

After conducting the initial physical exam, he or she will determine which type of therapy will benefit you most.

Q.Can I pay for my treatments by Credit Card?

Yes.

Q.What clothes shall I bring for my physical therapy appointment?

Most of the time you will be instructed to wear loose fitting clothing such as t-shirts and shorts or sweats. There are some areas in our facilities where you can change should weather or other circumstances prevent you from coming appropriately dressed.


Questions relating to Medical Insurance

Medical Insurance

Q.What is the copay for my treatments?

Ask CAN DO staff.

Q.I have an excess or treatment limit on my medical policy what should I do?

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General Physical Therapy Questions

General

Q.Do I need a Doctor's Referral?

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