New Patients 

What to Expect as a New Patient: 

Your first appointment is your evaluation.  During the hour session, we will take a history of your problem and get information regarding your condition, such as what makes it worse and what makes is better. 

 

Next we will observe your posture, range of motion/flexibility, strength, movement patterns, and joint mobility.  With this information we will come up with a physical therapy assessment of your limitations.  From this information, we will put together a treatment plan to address the limitations found in your assessment. 

Manual therapy techniques such as massage and joint mobilization will be used to restore range of motion.  Instruction in body mechanics, posture, ergonomics, and exercises will be used to restore function.  You will be responsible for a home exercise program.

It is very important that you play an active role in your rehabilitation.  Therefore you will be given a home exercise program that will compliment the treatments you recieve in therapy.  As you regain flexibility and strength, you will notice that your pain will diminish and your function will improve.

STEP 2: QUESTIONNAIRE 

Click on the link below and fill out any and all questions that apply to your area of pain. These forms must be printed and completed and then brought in with you for you evaluation. You may need to hit the enable editing button at the top. 

STEP 3: BRING ALL NECESSARY ITEMS 

Bring all forms you have just downloaded and completed. Make sure to also bring a photo ID, insurance card, physician prescription, and any related documents that would be helpful for your treatment (x-rays, doctors notes, surgical information, therapy precautions, etc.). 

Follow these three easy steps below to decrease your time filling out paperwork at our clinic and jumpstart your road to recovery!

STEP 1: NEW PATIENT FORMS 

Download the new patient forms below. This form can be typed on and must be printed and then brought in with you for your initial evaluation. You may need to hit the enable editing button at the top. 

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