Do I need a referral? Nevada is a direct access state without restrictions. This means that a patient can seek treatment for a musculoskeletal disorder within the scope of physical therapy practice without a physician’s referral. Pacrav Physical Therapy will still confirm that you insurance will cover the treatment as your insurance cover may still require a physician’s referral to seek physical therapy care.
Will my insurance cover the costs? We are in network providers for… We offer a 10% discount for self-paying patients. Please contact our office for current fees:….
We request notification of cancellation of an appointment by 10 am the day before your scheduled appointment. A $65 cancellation fee for late cancellations and no-shows will be charged. We are happy to assist you in determining your level of coverage for outpatient physical therapy services. We verify coverage with your insurance carrier before initiating physical therapy. However, it is ultimately your responsibility to know your health plan benefits for outpatient physical therapy. Please contact your carrier directly for the details of your plan.
What is fellowship training? Fellowship training is a program that a physical therapist can chose to do after completing a residency program or becoming a board-certified specialist. Orthopedic manual physical therapy fellowships enable physical therapists to become recognized experts in the orthopedic manual therapy subspecialty. Less than 1% of physical therapists have completed such training. With the rapidly changing advances in physical therapy, seeing a physical therapist that is fellowship trained ensures that you receive the best and most up to date care for your injury or concern. Matthew is one of eight physical therapists in the state of Nevada and one of only two in the Northern Nevada/Lake Taheo area who have completed an orthopedic manual fellowship program.
What is the Maitland approach? The Maitland-Australian approach is world renowned, and the cornerstone of modern day evidence-based orthopedic manual therapy. First developed by the famous Australian physiotherapist, Geoffrey Maitland, the approach requires the development and continual refinement of clinical assessment skills and clinical judgment by utilizing a thorough and accurate evaluation. This dynamic thought process results in a more knowledgeable treating clinician. The Maitland approach has always been, and continues to be, concerned with the patient’s needs above all.
What should I wear? You should wear or bring comfortable clothing that will allow you ease of movement. Typically, we need to be able to expose the body part that we are evaluating or treating. Work out clothing is a good option. For low back problems, we prefer pants with an elastic waist. For lower extremity problems, please wear shorts. For neck, upper back or shoulder problems, please wear a tank top. We also have gowns or paper shorts if you prefer or forget.
Is there parking? This will be answered once I obtain my location.