Frequently Asked Questions
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We understand if this is your first time going to physical therapy you'll have questions. Questions like: what do I wear? How long will this take? Can I bring my kids?
We trust you'll find answers to your questions on this page. If not, please don't hesitate to give us a call, or shoot us a message by using our contact page!
Preferably something comfortable that allows the therapist to access the area if needed and that you can do any exercises.
To your first appointment, you need to bring a form of ID, your insurance card(s), and prescription from your referring doctor (if you have one).
We ask that you kindly show up 15-30 minutes early to complete your paperwork for the initial visit if you did not submit online. If you completed paperwork online, please arrive 5-10 minutes early to check in. For all subsequent visits, please show up on time for your appointment.
Please call as soon as you know you will need to cancel so we can fill the appointment time.
In the orthopedic population, we will treat ages 3 and above. Please call with any specific questions.
Each appointment usually ranges from 45 min - 1 hour, but can be a little longer, depending on what kind of therapy you're needing and how many body parts are being treated.
The physician will usually request a certain number of visits, but this will be discussed during your initial visit with the therapist.
No, with direct access, you can be evaluated and treated for 2 weeks without a prescription / referral from a physician. After the two weeks, if you want to continue, a prescription will be needed. If you have an insurance that requires an insurance referral (HMO plan, Tricare Prime, USFHP, Triwest), you will need an insurance referral for the physical therapy to be paid. If you do not have one, then you will be self pay.
Yes, children are more than welcome to come to the appointment, but we ask that they stay off of all equipment for safety purposes.
Yes, both facilities are handicap accessible. There is an elevator to the second floor if needed at the Space Center location. The Friendswood location is in a single story building.
No, insurance is not required. If you do not have insurance, you will have to pay the self-pay fee of $100 for each visit.
We accept cash, checks, debit cards, and credit cards. You can pay in person, over the phone, or by mail for any balance remaining. If you have questions regarding your balance, please contact the office at 281-998-0901 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes, most forms that need to be completed for your appointment are located at the top of the website where it says, “Patient Forms”. Additional paperwork may be required to be filled out before your session. If you have questions regarding which forms to complete, please contact the office at 281-998-0901 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
We have two convenient locations:
11450 Space Center Blvd, Houston TX 77059 in Suite 201 on the second floor.
306 West Edgewood Drive
Friendswood, TX 77546
If you have any questions, please call us at 281-998-0901 and we’ll be glad to help you out with directions.
Dry needling is the use of a “dry” needle to help treat inflammation, pain, and movement impairments. The needle is inserted into trigger points in the myofascia to help decrease the pain and irritation. Dry needling is not covered by insurance so there is a separate fee for this service. If you have questions, please contact us our office at 281-998-0901 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a certification that specializes in using different tools for soft tissue mobilization. The purpose of using a tool is to aid in improving muscle mobility and decreasing tone by using the technique of “less is more”. The goal is to achieve increased blood flow to the area creating a “pink” effect to the skin without causing any bruising as is common with other tool techniques.