When Preventative Physical Therapy is the Right Move
Prevention isn’t the word most often associated with physical therapy. In our line of work, most patients come to us citing pain as their major complaint, along with loss of function and movement. Likely they’re recovering from an injury or illness, rehabbing after surgery, or experiencing chronic pain. But did you know that physical therapy can actually prevent a number of problems before they become problems?
Dealing with a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)
Booking your first appointment after switching health plans or a deductible reset can be scary. Trust us – we get it! The good news is our scheduling team and billing concierges are experts at sifting through the intricacies of your health plan’s fine print. We’ll distill all the jargon down until you’re left with exactly what you need to know before your first visit, so you’re not blindsided by anything.
Where to Go First When Something Hurts
Musculoskeletal pain is pain that affects your bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, or tendons. And there are a lot of variations. It may be limited to one area of your body, or it could be present in your entire body. Sometimes, perhaps as the result of a recent injury, the pain can be sudden and severe (acute) or, in other cases, it can be long-lasting (chronic.)
Taking Advantage of Met Deductibles & Using FSA Dollars for Care
Not sure how your health plan works, what your benefits mean, or how to make them work for you? You’re not alone. But we’re here to help! We’re breaking down what you need to know while there are still plenty of days left on the calendar to take advantage of some significantly reduced healthcare costs.
How Much Does Physical Therapy Cost?
Any way you look at it, healthcare costs are no trivial matter. And when you factor in high deductibles and pricey specialist visits, the numbers only go up. In today’s world, it’s necessary to examine the cost of each step of your healthcare in your treatment plan.
Prevent Falls with These 4 Exercises
Falls are scary, and they can be disabling in both direct and indirect ways. Directly, they often cause injuries that can make it difficult to move and function normally. And then indirectly, they can create a significant fear of falling in many individuals, which in turn leads to less movement and activity which can then further increase the risk for another fall.