Moffett Physical Therapy

FAQs
Do I need a prescription for Physical Therapy?
Yes. You will need to visit your physician to obtain a prescription for physical therapy.
How long will my treatment last?
The first session lasts about an hour for the evaluation. Follow up visits take between 30 and 45 minutes. The duration of your treatments will depend on your doctor’s recommendation.
Does my insurance cover physical therapy?
We will contact your insurance company to get your physical therapy benefits and in most cases, contact you before your first treatment to discuss the level of coverage.
Does Medicare cover physical therapy?
Yes. Medicare does cover physical therapy. However, there is a limit to what Medicare covers per calendar year. For 2009 Medicare covers $1,840.00 of physical, occupational and speech therapies. There are exceptions to this rule. If you believe you may exceed this limit, let us know and we’ll find out if you can continue after reaching your maximum.
Will my doctor receive updates on my progress?
Yes. We will send progress notes to your doctor on a monthly basis and prior to any follow-up visits you may have with your doctor.
Will I need to do home exercises in addition to my therapy?
In most cases we will provide a specifically tailored exercise program for your injury and recovery.
I don’t have a prescription for therapy and I’m not sure where to get one, can you help?
Yes. We can do a free screening to determine the root of the problem and refer you to one of the many wonderful physicians we work with.