Is Physical Therapy Painful?
Physical therapy will help to educate the difference of therapeutic discomforts compared to traumatic pain
What Types Of Treatments Will I Receive?
Depending on your diagnosis you will receive a variety including manual therapy, therapeutic exercises, postural training, gait training, body mechanic awareness and various modalities to help control and mitigate pain.
Will I Get A Massage At Physical Therapy?
Physical therapists perform a type of “massage” including but not limited to, soft tissue mobilization, scar tissue mobilization and myofascial release. Massage therapy techniques may be used during your treatment session to focus on improved tissue mobility.
What Happens If My Problem Or Pain Returns?
Physical therapy provides you with the tools and knowledge to be able to continue your rehabilitation process after discharge from formal treatment. If your symptoms return you may want to consult with your PT to determine if the cause is related to previous injury or a new encounter.
Can I Go To Any Physical Therapy Clinic?
Your options may be limited based on your insurance coverage. We accept most major insurance companies but are not Medicare/Medicaid providers
Can I Go Directly To My Physical Therapist?
Alaska has no restrictions to access however, some insurance companies require you to have a doctors script prior to treatment. It is always recommended to consult with your insurance company prior to your start of physical therapy.
Can My Therapist Provide Me With A Diagnosis?
Your physical therapist will provide you with a treatment diagnosis.
How Does The Billing Process Work?
Your insurance provider will be billed for the services rendered. Any co-pays, co-insurances and deductibles are based off of your insurance carrier.
What Will I Have To Do After Physical Therapy?
Your therapist will determine what you do after completion of therapy. If you achieve all of your goals they will provide you with all the necessary tools to continue your rehab process with a comprehensive home exercises program, equipment and patient education. They may refer you back to your doctor if your symptoms persist.
Is My Therapist Licensed?
Yes, all of our therapists are licensed through the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) and the state of Alaska.
How Do I Choose A Physical Therapy Clinic?
Choose a clinic based on your needs such as clinic specialties, location and reviews from friends, family and internet sources to determine rapport of the clinic and their patient outcomes
We are 100% confidential. We will discuss your care only with your treating therapists and doctors on a need to know basis to provide the highest level of care for your recovery.