The first thing you can expect when visiting any of our clinics is to be greeted with a smile. Courtesy is one of our five core values and we pledge to treat each patient with respect and regard for each individual’s needs.
Regardless of which of our services you are utilizing, please arrive promptly at your scheduled time. There is no need to arrive early as we allow the necessary time to complete any needed paperwork. Please wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing with athletic shoes if possible.
The following is a brief example of what to expect on your first visit for our various services:
Your fist visit will consist of a thorough initial evaluation with the Physical Therapist. The evaluation will include a comprehensive medical history, a musculoskeletal evaluation, a neurological assessment, as well as range-of-motion testing. Any questions you may have about your diagnoses will be answered and your treatment options and plan-of-care will be discussed. Typically, your first visit will last approximately 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Read More >>
If you are referred by your physician for one of our return-to-work programs, your initial visit will consist of a Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE), which tests strength, flexibility, postural tolerance, cardiovascular conditioning, as well as material handling abilities. The results of this test will be used to compare your job required abilities to your current abilities so that your Physical Therapist can set up the appropriate plan-of-care to meet your needs. Your first visit will also consist of a detailed orientation into the program and will last approximately 4 hours. Read More >>
A Functional Capacity Evaluation is a one-time evaluation consisting of a comprehensive examination administered by a licensed Physical Therapist, which tests strength, flexibility, postural tolerance, cardiovascular conditioning and material handling abilities. The primary purpose of this 3-4 hour test is to help determine return-to-work capabilities. Read More >>
The examiniation to help determine permanent impairment as well as maximum medical improvement (MMI) will consist of a thorough medical examination performed by a designated doctor certified by the Texas Department of Insurance. These exams typically last 1 to 1 ½ hours. Read More >>
This evaluation will typically last from 45 minutes to 1 hour and will test functional strength, flexibility, postural tolerance, and endurance. It is used to determine a prospective employee’s work capabilities prior to permanent hire. Read More >>