What you should expect from your first physical therapy visit:

Arrive 15 minutes early for your first appointment to allow time to complete necessary paperwork
Bring your ID and insurance cards
Prepare to spend an hour with your physical therapist so they can properly assess your condition and create the appropriate treatment program for you.
Wear comfortable clothing that allows easy access to your area of treatment
If you are covered by Workers’ Compensation or auto insurance , bring your claim number and your case manager’s contact information.
You will meet with your physical therapist for your initial evaluation. During your evaluation, your physical therapist will ask questions about your medical history, current pain, or injury.
Your physical therapist will assess your movement, strength and area of concern.
Your physical therapist will recommend a customized treatment plan and you will work together as a team during the course of your appointments to get you on the road to recovery!
At your first appointment, the assessment will take the majority of the treatment time, but you may get started with some initial exercises for your condition.
Subsequent treatment sessions will focus on your ongoing treatment.
You and your physical therapist will then set up your upcoming appointments.

Patient Forms

Want to save time the day of your first appointment? Please take time to print and complete your new patient paperwork forms prior to your appointment.

Please bring these completed forms to your first appointment as well as any Physical Therapy orders or prescriptions from your medical team.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a physician order for physical therapy?

Physician order IS NOT NEEDED for your physical therapy appointment. Exceptions to this include Medicare and Medicaid. If you are covered by Medicare or Medicaid, a physician order/prescription is needed for your physical therapy.

How long will each physical therapy appointment last?

Your first visit will typically last 60-75 minutes. Subsequent treatment sessions are typically 45-60 minutes.

How should I dress for my physical therapy appointment?

Wear comfortable clothing that allows easy access to your area of treatment. Wear comfortable fitting shoes. We do have shorts and gowns available for patient use as needed.

How many treatment appointments will I need?

This can vary and depends on a variety of factors: the severity of your impairments, your diagnosis and underlying medical conditions and treatment goals. Your physical therapist will discuss with you recommendations for your treatment plan which includes anticipated number of visits.

If you don’t have insurance coverage currently, we also accept cash-pay as an option if you do not have insurance coverage. For your convenience, we also offer Care Credit for those that need this option for their therapy services.

Who pays for my physical therapy sessions?

In the majority of cases, health insurance is used for payment for your therapy; the amount paid is dependent upon your deductible, co-insurance and physical therapy benefits allocated by your plan.

We encourage you to verify your physical therapy benefits with your insurance company prior to your first appointment.

Copays are due at the time of your appointment.

Please note that we ARE NOT in network with “Sanford True” or “Avera Direct” plans (but we ARE IN NETWORK with the other Sanford and Avera Plans)

We do offer private cash pay options as well.

Our clinic participates with Care Credit

We accept HSA and HFA


Consult with your physical therapist to develop a plan
Execute your
PT plan
Feel better than you have in years & prevent future recurrence