WHAT TO EXPECT ON YOUR FIRST VISIT.

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"All You Need to Know About Your visit to Professional Physical Therapy..."
What do I need to bring to my first appointment?
What should I expect on my first visit?
What can you expect from us?
What we expect from us?
What can you expect about your recovery?
What do I need to bring to my appointment?
As a patient of Professional PT, you should bring the following to your first visit:

All of your insurance information, including your insurance card.
If your case is a third party liability we will need the name of the insurance company, phone number, adjuster and claim number.
We accept Medicare, Blue Cross, Auto and Third party insurances, Workers compensations, Theramatrix, Aetna, Great Lakes, PPOM, Tri-Care, Blue Care Network, Molina, HAP Senior Plus and almost all major insurances, Please call us to verify your coverage.

After the physical therapy examination, the therapist will develop a plan of care that meets your individualized goals. They will establish how often and for how long physical therapy will be needed. This is a collaborative process and your input will be integrated into the plan.
The prescription from your doctor.
The filled out intake forms that you have downloaded from this site.
Loose and comfortable clothing.
If you are a minor, you need to bring a parent or have a parent’s signature on our consent form.
Bring your calendar so we can schedule future visits.
What should I expect on my first visit?
As a patient of PPT, you can expect the following at your first visit:

You should anticipate that the first visit with the physical therapist may last up to one hour.
A thorough evaluation and explanation of your particular diagnosis and problems.
After the physical therapy examination, the therapist will develop a plan of care to meet your individualized goals and establish how often and for how long physical therapy may be indicated. This is a collaborative process and your input will be integrated into the plan.
Expect to be asked about your personal goals for recovery. We expect you to ask us questions too. Communication is vital in your recovery.
What can you expect from us?
As a patient of PPT, you can expect the following:

to be treated with courtesy and respect
to be seen in a timely manner
to have all treatments explained to you until you have full understanding
to be given care with a systematic and reliable approach to achieve the best outcome
to refer you to a specialist if your condition does not improve as expected
to help you recover from your injury and get you back to your life
to keep your records and condition in strict confidence.
What we expect from you?
As a patient of PPT, we expect the following from you:

to be cooperative and follow your Plan of Care as prescribed by your therapist
to give us the courtesy of a phone call if you cannot make your appointment
to participate to the best of your ability in each therapy session
to comply with your therapist’s treatment recommendations, including all exercises
to comply with your exercises and home treatments as prescribed by your therapist
to report to your therapist any and all changes in your condition.
What can you expect about your recovery?
As a patient of PPT, you can expect the following about your recovery:

the body has a healing process of its own that is accelerated with physical therapy, but healing is not instantaneous
following your Plan of Care and your therapist’s instructions will speed your healing process and give you the best outcome
you may experience some discomfort after each session, which is normal when treating injured areas; please follow your home instructions for treatment to curb discomfort
the less you do at home, the longer your recovery will take
set backs in your recovery may occur and they are normal; perseverance with your treatment will get you back on track

KEEPING YOU INFORMED

We at PPT strive in patient and family education. We will always follow up your out patient treatment with a home program, which will always be easy to use and simple to follow. You should feel free to ask us as many questions you may have about your condition and treatments. We love to answer questions and explain things to our patients.

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