FAQs

At Kinetic Sports & Spine Physical Therapy, our physical therapists are highly educated, licensed health care professionals who are dedicated to helping their patients get results.

  • What is physical therapy?

    Physical therapy is a medical, hands-on approach to relieving pain and restoring function. Physical therapists are medical experts in musculoskeletal and neurological conditions and work closely with physicians. Our physical therapists evaluate your movement patterns, identify the cause of your pain, and work to eliminate it.

    While every patient’s condition and pain is unique, your physical therapist will use a variety of gentle hands-on techniques, exercises, and equipment to relieve pain quickly and restore your function to optimum levels. The overall goal is to restore pain-free mobility and function and to prevent the injury or pain from recurring.

  • How do I know if physical therapy will help me?

    Working with you, we can discuss your options and help determine if physical therapy will be the right choice for you. Contact us today to discuss your current condition.

  • Can I go to any physical therapy I choose?

    As a patient you have the right to receive physical therapy at any place you choose. At Kinetic Sports & Spine Physical Therapy, you will receive the highest quality care while achieving the results you need.  We pride ourselves on providing a positive, encouraging environment with well-trained, friendly staff.  We are confident in our ability to help you reach your goals and live a pain-free life.

  • How do I schedule an appointment?

    Our scheduling is easy. We offer a convenient location and appointment times for you. We have morning and evening appointments available to meet the demands of your busy schedule. Call us today.

  • What should I bring to my first appointment?

    To bring on your first visit:

    • Please arrive 15 minutes early to complete any remaining paperwork, so you can maximize your time in your evaluation.
    • Please wear comfortable clothing (either tank top or shorts depending on the area we are treating) that allows easy access to your problem areas.
  • Will it hurt?

    Physical therapy is not meant to hurt, but to relieve pain. However, as you restore your mobility, pain levels, at times can fluctuate. You might experience some temporary soreness from using muscles that are weakened or recovering. This is a normal response to therapy treatment. Good communication with your therapist will help minimize any discomfort. We want you on your way to quick pain relief and back to normal activities.

  • Does insurance cover my treatment?

    Our office will be happy to assist in contacting your insurance company and determining your coverage based on your individual policy. It depends on your out of network benefits or how large your deductible is and what has been met of the deductible. For more information, please do not hesitate to contact our office. We do offer different payment options for your convenience.

  • What if I don’t have insurance?

    For patients who do not have insurance, we have a very affordable cash fee, due at the time of service.

  • What type of payment do you accept?

    We accept cash, check, debit card, and credit card. It is our policy that payment is made at the time of service.

  • What do I wear?

    Dress comfortably in clothes that allow easy access for the therapist to examine your problem areas. For treatments,(either tank top or shorts depending on the area we are treating) that are comfortable for gentle exercises and supportive sneakers are often good choices to wear

  • How long will my therapy sessions last?

    Typically, the first session lasts for 1 hour. Each session after that may be 45-60 minutes. The amount of time will be based on your specific needs, and your therapist will discuss this with you.

  • How many sessions will I have?

    Each patient’s diagnosis is different.  Your therapist will develop a plan of care that is right for you. Our average visit for a new episode of care is 4-6 visits, the national average is 10-12. Your plan of care and number of visits will be determined during your first visit and explained to you by your physical therapist.

  • What types of education/training do your therapists have?

    Physical therapists have years of university-level training in anatomy, physiology, kinesiology (the study of joint movement), neurology, and many of the other medical sciences. Our physical therapists have graduated from accredited physical therapy programs and are state licensed. All Kinetic Sports and Spine PT’s are Doctoral level trained with advanced certifications.

  • Do you offer programs for me once I’m better?

    Yes, once you have completed your therapy sessions, your therapist will review your continuing home program.  We can make arrangements to meet you at your gym to work with you on determining what equipment may be beneficial, and what exercises would be helpful in your continued recovery.