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Will my physical therapy treatment be covered by insurance under Direct Access?
If you are not sure about your benefits, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will confirm your Direct Access benefits by verifying your coverage with insurance company and contact you to provide and review your options.
 
What are the benefits of choosing Direct Access?
  • You visit directly to our office for treatment without getting a referral from your doctor
  • You will receive immediate care for your conditions
  • Less physician and specialist visits means light schedule for individual and lower out-of-pocket expenses.
What is Direct Access?
In New York State, you can be evaluated and treated by a licensed physical therapist without a referral/prescription from your physician for 10 visits or 30 days, whichever comes first.
 
What can a physical therapist offer?
  • A thorough evaluation and assessment of your physical conditions
  • Manual therapies: mobilization of the joints and soft tissue, myofascial release, trigger point release
  • Guided therapeutic exercises
  • Re-education of muscle
  • Individualized home exercise program
  • Ergonomics and prevention education
  • Modalities to reduce pain as necessary
Can I choose where to go for my physical therapy treatment after my physician referring me?
Yes. You have the right to choose a physical therapy clinic that is most convenient for you to go based on all your concerns, even though your physician may provide you a list of physical therapy clinics or direct you where to go.
How long will my treatment sessions be?
Time you stay with your physical therapist will be longer at your first visit than subsequent treatment sessions to complete initial evaluation. Generally, the every treatment session including exercises will last 35-40 minutes. 
Will I receive sufficient one-on-one time with my therapist?
Sure! Our therapist only sees one patient at a time to maintain treatment quality, and ensure you receive good care and attention as you need.
How many visits will I need?
This depends on your progress and compliance to physical therapy treatments. It is flexible and can be better estimated by therapists after a few treatments.
How many times per week will I need to attend physical therapy?
This depends on your injuries or conditions, but we typically suggest our clients 2 to 3 times per week.