Category: Physical Therapy

How soon after shoulder surgery should I start physical therapy?

May19th 2020

It depends on what type of surgery is done. Some shoulder procedures benefit from physical therapy that starts as soon as the day after surgery while others are delayed 1-6 weeks. Your surgeon will tell you the best time frame for beginning physical therapy following your surgical procedure. 

Do I need a referral for physical therapy?

May19th 2020

A referral is not needed for physical therapy.  See previous information on Direct Access A small number of insurance companies still require a referral. If you need a referral, our staff can contact your physician to see if they can obtain it without any delay or other provider visits needed.

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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What are the benefits of physical therapy?

May11th 2020

Benefits of physical therapy: Physical therapy has been shown to reduce pain, decrease need for surgery, reduce usage of potentially addictive pain medication, improve long-term strength and movement, and reduce medical costs by decreasing unnecessary tests and procedures. The best benefits of physical therapy occur when treatment starts early and the therapist and patient design

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What is Physical Therapy?

Apr28th 2020

Physical therapy is individualized care that strives to ease pain and improve function to help you move and live better.  You may need physical therapy to help you relieve pain, improve movement or ability, or prevent or recover from a sports injury. Physical therapy involves the patient, therapist, and physician working together to promote healing and

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Can I continue sessions even after I feel better?

Mar11th 2020

Yes, once you have completed your therapy sessions, your therapist will review your continuing home program. We can make arrangements to meet you at Gainesville Health & FitnessĀ  to work with you on determining what equipment may be beneficial, and what exercises would be helpful in your continued recovery. If you are not a Gainesville

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