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Frequently Asked Questions

Below you can find answers to common office questions we receive. If you are not able to locate the information or answers you are looking for please do not hesitate to contact our office today.

In the State of Ohio, a physical therapist can evaluate and treat a patient without a physician referral. However, if you have insurance, it is dependent on what your insurance requirements are. Many insurance do not require a physician referral for physical therapy. Call our office and speak with one of our knowledgeable office staff to find out if you will need a physician referral to begin physical therapy.

If your physician refers you for physical therapy to a specific office, or facility, know that you are not obligated to receive physical therapy in any specific facility. You can receive your physical therapy wherever you choose.

You have the right to choose your own physical therapist.

Payment for physical therapy by your insurance is dependent on your insurance plan. Most insurance have physical therapy benefits. Call our office and speak with one of our knowledgeable office staff to find out if your insurance has physical therapy benefits.

Physical therapists combine exercises that strengthen your muscles and correct posture, stretches that improve your flexibility and increase range of motion, with hands on manual therapy and modalities such as ultrasound and electrical stimulation to reduces pain and inflammation. Our physical therapists can design an individualized plan of care that will help you reach your unique functional goals.

Physical therapists utilize exercise techniques, manual therapy techniques, and modalities to treat pain and muscular or neurological dysfunctions of the body. Chiropractors use spinal manipulative therapies to restore and maintain optimal functioning of the muscles, joints and nervous system. Our physical therapists work well with chiropractors in combining the benefits of both physical therapy and chiropractic to optimize your recovery.

In the State of Ohio, only a licensed physical therapist, and a licensed physical therapist assistant under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist, can provide physical therapy services. No other healthcare professional is licensed to perform physical therapy in the State of Ohio.

What to wear is dependent on what you are needing physical therapy for. We suggest clothing that is loose and comfortable, that allows our physical therapists to access the area of your body that you are receiving treatment for.

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