Frequently Asked Questions
Does Physical Therapy Hurt?
In most cases, the adage “No Pain-No Gain” in not true. In actuality, you should feel better with every treatment, beginning with your very first visit. Our goal is to give treatments that cause immediate and lasting relief of your symptoms.
How long is a course of therapy?
It depends upon the severity of the injury, your goals for therapy, and your compliance to the home exercise program. Our goal is not only to get rid of your pain but also to help you get back to doing your occupational and recreational activities symptom free.
How do I know if I am getting better?
You should notice the activities that caused the most pain or symptoms are now being done with greater ease and less symptoms. If you are compliant with your pain relieving exercises, you should notice positive changes with the activities that previously caused you pain.
Are the APTC Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants licensed in the state of Ohio?
Yes, all Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants have to be licensed in the state that they work. Our licenses are displayed on the wall as you walk in.
How is Advanced Physical Therapy Centers different from other therapy clinics?
We do a thorough and complete evaluation, looking at the whole body when determining your treatment. In other words, we don’t just chase the symptom, but look for the root cause of why you are having the pain/symptoms that you are experiencing.
What kind of atmosphere can I expect when I arrive for my appointment?
You will be met by the receptionist and will notify us immediately of your arrival. We schedule one client at a time per Therapist so you will have our undivided attention and will not have to wait to start your therapy session or see the therapist go from patient to patient. That is another factor that distinguishes our clinic from others who schedule two or three patients per Therapist during each scheduled visit.
What are my costs for Physical Therapy?
Your costs are dependent upon your Health Insurance Plan. We will call your Insurance Plan to determine deductibles, copays and co-insurance. We don’t like surprises and we know you don’t either so we will help you understand these costs based on your specific plan. We recommend that you contact your Health Insurance plan as well so you know what to expect.
What insurances do you work with?
We are in network with most major insurance plans.
What do I need to wear for my appointment to therapy?
We would prefer if you brought a pair of shorts and a T-shirt for your appointment to better assist us when doing the posture analysis, but we will always work around what you would be most comfortable wearing. We want you to relax and be comfortable.