Everyone sees their dentist and their primary care doctor annually to get a check up and make sure everything is okay. Dentist are good at keeping our mouth healthy. Primary Care doctors are good at making sure our general health is good, being the quarterback of our health care team. The Primary Care Doctors mostly look at blood panels and the cardio respiratory system.
But who checks our aches and pains, and the quality of our movement to prevent serious issues?
The Annual PT Exam focuses on the musculoskeletal system.
Establishing a relationship with a local, independent Physical Therapist is the player you need on your healthcare team to keep your whole body performing optimally.
But important to living your best life.
The cost of medical visits, diagnostic testing, drugs and surgeries is high. And not always the best option. Physical Therapy offers conservative and inexpensive care that often can be the best first option. In fact, when physical therapy is utilized first for musculoskeletal issues the average cost of care is 50% less than the traditional medical route. Physical Therapists are highly skilled at evaluating musculoskeletal issues, rivaling that of MD.
Physical Therapy First is available on most health insurance plans, an approved use of HSA and FSA funds.
When seeking physical therapy make sure to ask about cash pay options which often make sense when you have a high deductible health plan.
Our health care system is complex. Making getting the right care when you need it difficult. Early intervention has always proved to provide better outcomes. waiting weeks, or months for doctor appointments costs you time, money and even your health. Seeking Physical Therapy first offers early intervention and easy access to the health care you need, when you need it. Many times a little PT is all you need. Other times more care is needed. With great relationships with doctors, our therapists expedite referrals to the appropriate doctors, once again getting you the help you need when you need it.
There are no cookie cutter answers to keeping you healthy. Online searches for health, at best, offer generic trial by error shots in the dark at better health. The truth is that everyone’s needs are unique and respond best to personalized specific care.
Which piece of online information will you choose? What care is best for you? Who do you talk to decipher it all?
Physical Therapy First offers a personalized evaluation providing specific heath solutions for musculoskeletal/ pain issues, giving you the care you need, when you need it. Try PT First to avoid the trial and error approach to health.
In Louisiana, a Physician's referral is not needed for a Physical Therapy evaluation. Physical therapy eliminates pain and keeps doing what you love.
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