Myths about Physical Therapy pt. 1

Myths about Physical Therapy pt. 1

Common misconceptions about physical therapy keep away patients who could otherwise benefit from it. If you’ve heard any of the following, you may not have the truth about physical therapy.

·         Physical therapy hurts! The truth: Your physical therapist is highly sensitive to making sure your pain levels are manageable while you work through your treatment plan.

·         I need a doctor’s referral. The truth: In most cases, you can call and make an appointment with no doctor’s referral.

·         My insurance won’t cover it. The truth: Some form of physical therapy is covered by most insurance companies. Ask the billing department of your physical therapist’s office to help you determine what your insurance will cover.

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