New Year, New You: Tips for Getting Started with Physical Therapy

It’s officially 2016, and the New Year’s resolutions of bettering, wellness, health achievements, and many more are rising once again. Each year, we make resolutions but scarcely stick to them. This year, make sure that resolution sticks, and do what it takes to get started with Physical Therapy. Remember, by taking the steps to recognize that you could benefit from physical therapy treatments, you are already off to a great start in bettering your health! When preparing to see a physical therapist or begin to seek treatment, there are a few questions that you should have answered. Check out these tips for getting started with physical therapy:

See if your condition is included in their treatment plans.

This is a fairly simple step that is often overlooked, but can be easily found from the “About us” or “Services” section of a company’s page. Make sure to check this to ensure that your condition is covered.

See what kinds of treatment options are available

Another important decision when getting started with physical therapy is to ensure that the treatment that you may seek is included at the clinic that you visit. It’s also important to know what kinds of options are available. This is another aspect that can be found on the company’s website, usually in their “Treatment Options” section.

Determine the commitment that you will face

Oftentimes, injuries and ailments that are being treated with physical therapy aren’t resolved after one appointment. Usually, it takes multiple appointments, often multiple times per week, to begin to establish a change when getting started with physical therapy. Be sure that you are aware of what is expected of you during your treatment, and the expectations that you must fulfill as a patient to see the results you are seeking.

It’s a new year, and you’re excited to better your health! Make sure that you know all of the tips towards getting started with physical therapy, and be ready for a whole new you this year.

Ready to take the plunge? Get started today by calling 480-429-5266 or by contacting us! We’re ready to see a whole new you through physical therapy!