TEAM Physical Therapy, P.C.

Team Physical Therapy, P.C.
 
What is Physical Therapy? (PT)
Physical Therapy is the application of manual therapy, modalities, exercise and education to facilitate healing and promote return of function lost due to injury or illness. A physical therapist performs a comprehensive analysis of movement, which includes identifying joints dysfunction, tissue limitations, muscular imbalances and structural pathologies. Treatment consists of skilled manual therapy (hands on) with therapeutic exercise that simulates daily movements to rehabilitate the body, restoring maximal mobility and optimal mechanical motion, as well as provide preventative care.
What is involved in an initial examination?
An initial examination involves the therapist examining the problem area and developing an effective treatment plan. Usually the initial examination takes around 1 hour. During this initial consultation, the patient will be asked various questions regarding how the injury took place and the type of symptoms present.
How long does a therapy session last?
Each physical therapy session lasts 45 minutes to one hour; however, the frequency of the appointments varies for each patient.
What should I wear to my physical therapy appointments?
You should wear comfortable clothing that does not restrict movement, like a t-shirt and shorts or they are available at TEAM Physical Therapy, P. C.
What should I bring to my first physical therapy appointment?
The first time you come to TEAM Physical Therapy, P.C. for physical therapy, you will need to bring your insurance card, the prescription for treatment from your physician, and a co-pay, if necessary.
What insurance policies do you accept?
We accept most insurance including Medicare and Medicaid.
How often do I need physical therapy?
The frequency of your sessions depends on your situation and is determined after your initial evaluation with the physical therapist.
Do I need a doctor's prescription?
No and yes, in Nebraska there is what is known as a direct access law, which means you do not have to have a physician's prescription to be treated for physical therapy, however your insurance company may still require a prescription before they will agree to pay for the treatment. Make sure to check with your insurance company as to whether they require a physician's order for physical therapy. We work closely with the local physician’s to make your health care a priority.
What physical therapy treatments does TEAM PT offer?
Providing excellent patient care is the main priority of our practice. The physical therapists at TEAM Physical Therapy, P.C. are highly trained in manual therapy, orthopedic injuries, neurological rehabilitation, pre and post surgical rehabilitation, pediatrics, geriatrics, spine and joint pain. More About Services >>
What kind of education does a physical therapist have?
Physical Therapists are licensed health care professionals. Prior to practicing they must obtain a Master and/or Doctorate of Physical Therapy from an accredited education program and pass their state board exams to be licensed. They have extensive training in anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, neurological sciences, disease and injury pathophysiology in addition to skilled therapeutic treatment application. In addition, physical therapists attend continuing education courses to stay abreast of the latest medical developments and treatment approaches.
325 South 1st Street  |   Broken Bow, NE 68822   |   Phone: 308-872-5111    Fax: 308-872-5115