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What training do you need to be a physical therapist?

May19th 2020

Currently physical therapy training includes four years of undergraduate education, often in a science or health-related field and three years of graduate school. Physical therapists take a national board exam and are licensed in the state in which they practice. A small number of physical therapists (11% nationally) go further to complete specialist training as

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How much does physical therapy cost?

May19th 2020

The total cost of physical therapy can vary depending on the condition and your health insurance coverage. At ReQuest Physical Therapy, the cost of physical therapy treatment usually ranges from around $80 to $120 per session if you pay out of pocket. Insurance coverage varies greatly. We do our best to keep costs down but

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Do you have therapists that specialize in knee pain?

May18th 2020

ReQuest Physical Therapy has a team physical therapists who specialize in diagnosis and treatment of knee pain. They carefully evaluate your problems, including loss of knee motion and strength, pain and functional limitations and create and individualized treatment plan for you.  Learn more about knee pain and how ReQuest Physical Therapy offers the best physical therapy for knee pain.

How long is rehab for knee replacements?

May18th 2020

Physical therapy after a knee replacement may vary depending on surgeon restrictions and/or how quickly you are able to regain your motion. Knee rehabilitation usually lasts 12-16 weeks following a knee replacement. Treatment may begin at 2-3 times per week and be reduced to one time per week by the end of treatment. It is

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What do you do in physical therapy for the knee?

May18th 2020

Physical therapy for knee pain and injuries involves a careful analysis of movement, strength and control in the trunk, hip, knee, and ankle. Problems in any of those areas can contribute to knee pain or injuries. Physical therapists often emphasize improving lower body strength and increasing balance and control to reduce pain and decrease potential

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When do you start rehab after a grade 2 MCL sprain?

May18th 2020

We recommend starting physical therapy immediately after a grade 2 MCL sprain. At ReQuest Physical Therapy, our therapists will begin to guide improvement of knee motion, work to improve the strength and control of the thigh (quadriceps) muscle and improve hip strength.  Gentle exercise can begin immediately but protection of the healing ligament is needed. The physical therapist

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