Physical Therapy FAQs

Frequency and duration of physical therapy will be based on your current function, limitations and your goals for therapy. During your first session, your physical therapist will be able to properly assess and recommend how many sessions that you may need in order to reach your goals and return back to your prior level of function. All of our treatment plans are individualized based on your specific needs and situation. Most clients start 1-2x/week then decrease to every other week or monthly as they progress.

Physical therapy may cause minor discomfort and muscle soreness due to possible mobility and strength deficits your body has. Physical therapists have been trained to continually assess your pain level in order to prevent unwarranted discomfort.

Depending on your injury or symptoms, the timeline for full resolution may vary. You should see some improvement within your first 2-3 sessions.

Recovery will depend on the type of injury or surgery completed. Full recovery time can span from 4 weeks to up to a year. At your first physical therapy session, your physical therapist will be able to assess and then recommend the frequency and duration needed for a full recovery.

After each therapy session, your physical therapist will provide you with exercises that will help you maintain strength, improve mobility and ensure carry over of new skills outside of skilled therapy services. Home modifications and your individualized exercise plan are a critical part of carrying your success in the clinic into your day to day life.

A therapist who specializes in scoliosis treatment can help improve your pain, respiratory function, avoid invasive surgeries, and improve your ability to maintain 3-D postural corrections when completing daily activities. Our scoliosis care focuses on pain improvement, postural improvement, and prevention of progression. Many of our younger patients do obtain scoliosis curve improvements but we cannot guarantee this outcome.

Physical therapy is an effective treatment for a wide range of conditions including but not limited to: ACL tear, scoliosis, incontinence, herniated disk, obesity, osteoarthritis, rotator cuff tear, stroke, cerebral palsy and torticollis. We have orthopedic, pelvic floor, and pediatric specialists allowing us to treat conditions including developmental delay and common pediatric diagnoses, pelvic pain and incontinence, orthopedic injury, and balance impairments in the aging population. Our therapists are equipped to treat throughout the lifespan ensuring every family member is functioning at their best.

The biggest benefits are getting you (or your child) back to moving, function, and enjoying life without pain or mobility limitations. Physical therapy can help improve your pain, balance, mobility, coordination, avoid invasive procedures including surgery, and help assist you in meeting your goals in order to return back to your prior level of function

All clients receive an in depth evaluation to allow us to treat your unique concerns and presentation, no two patients are the same. Depending on your condition and symptoms, your physical therapy session may include soft tissue massage, stretching, mobility training, strengthening, balance activities, and caregiver training/home exercises program.

No referral is needed! In the state of Texas a Doctor of Physical Therapy is allowed to initiate care without an order. We will help you obtain needed orders within 10 business days of initiating care.

We have patients from all major insurances! Insurance is complicated and varies from person to person, so we recommend a free discovery visit to learn about your specific situation and cost. Often insurance can dictate the type of care you receive. We are in network with many major insurances including medicare and BCBS and the insurances we are out of network with we provide a superbill for out of network reimbursement. This setup ensures us to give you the best possible care based on your needs and not allow insurance to dictate the services you receive.

Depending on your injury or condition, physical therapy can assist in pain reduction, improve strength and improve your overall function eliminating the need for invasive procedures including surgery.

Communicating with your physical therapist when experiencing increased pain will be extremely important during your physical therapy session in order to reduce unwarranted pain or discomfort that you physical therapist may not notice or detect.