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.
Category: Knee Physical Therapy Question
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
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
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
Costs associated with physical therapy for your knee vary greatly by insurance coverage. Some knee problems, such as basic sprains, may only require a few sessions and incur minimal costs. Post-surgical knee rehabilitation may require more extensive rehabilitation and cost significantly more. Our therapists can work within your budget and our billing department is happy
Medicare covers most of the cost physical therapy after a knee replacement. If Medicare is your only insurance provider, you will be responsible for 20% of incurred charges. If you have a secondary insurance policy, these additional costs will likely be covered once your deductible has been met.