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What is physical therapy?

September 8th, 2016

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, our

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How do I know if physical therapy will help me?

September 8th, 2016

Working with you and your doctor, we can discuss your options and help determine if physical therapy will be the right choice for you. Call us today to discuss your current condition or request a free consult now.

Can I go to any physical therapy I choose?

September 8th, 2016

As a patient you have the right to receive physical therapy at any place you choose. At Alta Vista Wellness Center, 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

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How do I schedule an appointment?

September 8th, 2016

Our scheduling is easy and 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 or request a free consult.

What should I bring to my first appointment?

September 8th, 2016

Please have your prescription and insurance card available when you call. This will allow us to verify your insurance benefits and provide you with an estimate of coverage. To bring on your first visit: A prescription (if you have one) for physical therapy from your referring physician, ARNP, or PA. If not, we will obtain

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Will it hurt?

September 8th, 2016

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.

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Does insurance cover my treatment?

September 8th, 2016

Yes, in most cases it does. Alta Vista Wellness Center will be happy to assist in contacting your insurance company and determining your coverage based on your individual policy. For more information, visit our insurance plan page and please do not hesitate to contact our Laredo, Texas physical therapy office. We do offer different payment

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What if I don’t have insurance?

September 8th, 2016

For patients who do not have insurance, we offer a discounted fee, due at the time of service.