FAQs

What is the difference between this program and a personal training session?

2019-12-10T01:26:43+00:00

This is an important question for you as an individual when planning your goals. Physical therapists can perform personal training, but personal trainers cannot perform physical therapy. These are some of the differences: Our therapists are trained in the techniques of the Postural Restoration Institute which is used in many professional teams and Division I [...]

What is the difference between this program and a personal training session?2019-12-10T01:26:43+00:00

Do I have to have a doctor script?

2019-12-10T01:08:42+00:00

No, there is no need for a doctor script if you are self-paying for the program. Depending on your insurance carrier you can use direct access where no doctor’s referral is necessary. Please feel free to call the clinic for further questions regarding insurance.

Do I have to have a doctor script?2019-12-10T01:08:42+00:00

Can I use my insurance for the program?

2019-12-10T01:07:59+00:00

Insurance can be used in certain circumstances to offset the cost of the program. For those individuals who have a history of injuries in the past few years, your doctor can send a referral for therapy. Our evaluation will determine how many visits would be appropriate for insurance. Co-pays and deductibles apply during this time [...]

Can I use my insurance for the program?2019-12-10T01:07:59+00:00

Do I need a prescription for physical therapy?

2020-12-27T20:05:54+00:00

The state of Connecticut has “Direct Access” for physical therapy. What does that mean? It means that you can see a physical therapist without seeing the doctor first. This may not apply to all insurances, so it is best to check your benefits.

Do I need a prescription for physical therapy?2020-12-27T20:05:54+00:00

What insurances do you accept?

2017-10-26T21:21:50+00:00

We participate with all the major insurances companies including Medicare and most commercial, managed care insurance plans (HMO, PPO and POS plans) along with worker’s compensation plans. To be sure, give us a call and our friendly staff will help explain your coverage. If you do not have health insurance or other coverage or have [...]

What insurances do you accept?2017-10-26T21:21:50+00:00

If my doctor referred me to a different facility, do I have to go there?

2017-10-26T21:21:24+00:00

Physicians or other health care profession may suggest a certain facility but know that it is your right as a patient to choose the best fit for your healthcare needs. Our facilities provide one on one individual treatment with a licensed physical therapist for the entire time you are with us. Recovery is individual, and [...]

If my doctor referred me to a different facility, do I have to go there?2017-10-26T21:21:24+00:00

Will I always see the same physical therapist?

2017-10-26T21:20:46+00:00

Our therapists strive to promote a strong patient-therapist relationship. In order that care, be consistent and at the highest quality, we schedule with the same therapist throughout treatment.

Will I always see the same physical therapist?2017-10-26T21:20:46+00:00

What should I bring to my first office visit?

2020-12-27T20:38:36+00:00

You will need your insurance card, a photo ID, the physician’s referral if required by your insurance carrier and your co-pay for the visit. If you have imaging studies such as X-rays, MRI or CT scans taken by your doctor, you can bring these in for review by your physical therapist. We would also need [...]

What should I bring to my first office visit?2020-12-27T20:38:36+00:00

How long will my appointment last?

2017-10-26T21:19:37+00:00

Your first visit with us for the initial evaluation will last between 45 minutes to an hour depending on additional paperwork. Subsequent visits are scheduled for 40 min but may last up to an hour depending on your needs. Your physical therapist will establish a therapy schedule and treatment plan at the first visit.

How long will my appointment last?2017-10-26T21:19:37+00:00
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