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I want to come prepared for my first appointment. What should I do and bring?

Oct12th 2020

When you first call to set up your initial appointment, please have your physical therapy prescription (if referred by your physician or surgeon to come see us) and your insurance card available when you call. This will allow us to verify your insurance benefits and provide you with an estimate of coverage. Bring with you

I’m feeling better but I still want to continue my physical therapy. Is that possible?

Oct12th 2020

Physical therapy is part of the medical model and its purpose is to get rid of pain, restore mobility, strength and function and get people back to their pre-injury or pre-surgery status. A necessity for ‘skilled intervention’ is required by the insurance company to warrant physical therapy under the insurance model. We don’t just focus

What should I do if I don’t have insurance?

Oct12th 2020

We are a hybrid practice. This means that in addition to providing services through insurance, we also offer cash-based services for those without insurance, or if we are out-of-network with your insurance. For these patients, we offer a discounted cash rate that is due at the time of service. Contact us for further information at

What is the best payment method for my physical therapy?

Oct12th 2020

We accept cash, check, debit card, and credit card. Copays are due the day of service. Co-insurance and deductible costs are processed the first of each month and a statement sent to you with balance due. We do offer payment plan options as well to fit your needs and circumstances.    For costs due from you,

How soon will I start noticing relief and improvement?

Oct12th 2020

Everyone responds and heals differently. Each patient’s diagnosis is different, as is their health and ability to recover from injury or surgery. Your physical therapist will develop a plan of care that is right for you to, and collaborate with your physician as well if they referred you to physical therapy  Typically patients experience pain

Will my insurance cover my appointments?

Oct12th 2020

Yes, in most cases it does. Rose City Physical Therapy will contact your insurance company and determine your eligible benefits and coverage based on your individual policy. Our insurance specialists will then call you with an explanation of your insurance benefits, including any copay and/or deductible you may have.   For additional information, visit our Insurance

What should I wear for my physical therapy appointments?

Oct12th 2020

Dress comfortably with clothes that allow easy access for your physical therapist to examine and treat your problem areas. Loose fitting clothes that are comfortable for exercises and movement and supportive sneakers are good choices to wear. Some specific recommendations: For a low back, hip or lower extremity problem… Shorts are ideal to allow exposure

How long will my appointments last?

Oct12th 2020

Plan on one hour for each appointment with us. This can vary based on the complexity of your condition or if more than one area is being treated and your specific needs. Your physical therapist will discuss the proposed plan of care with you.

Can you treat my type of condition at your clinic?

Oct12th 2020

Joint pain? Muscle pain? Neck or low back pain? Motor vehicle accident or work (industrial) accident? Recent orthopedic surgery in need of rehab? This is what we specialize in. Physical therapists have 5 to 6 years of university education and clinical internships prior to graduating. Most programs in the United States are now a doctorate