OUTPATIENT PHYSICAL/ OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY APPOINTMENTS:
The Outpatient Rehab Department is open Monday through
Friday, 7:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
outpatient physical therapy evaluations may be scheduled between 7 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., as this first visit requires
one full hour. Follow-up outpatient PT appointments may be scheduled between
7 a.m. until 5 p.m. as subsequent treatment sessions typically require one half-hour to forty-five minutes of one-on-one care
with the therapist. Typically, follow-up treatments are provided three days per week to achieve your physical therapy goals.
Occasionally, follow-up treatments may be scheduled five days per week as special conditions require.
Initial occupational therapy evaluations
may be scheduled between 8:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., as this first visit requires one full hour. Follow up appointments
typically require one half-hour to forty-five minutes and may be scheduled between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
The initial outpatient evaluation is scheduled in
advance and typically lasts approximately one hour. At the time of the evaluation, please bring the physical/ occupational therapy
prescription from the doctor and your insurance cards. Follow-up treatments may be scheduled after the initial evaluation
and typically last one-half hour to one hour, depending on the condition being treated. We will attempt to accommodate
your schedule within our normal business hours, however it is recommended to schedule follow up treatment sessions at
the time of your initial evaluation if your schedule does not allow for flexibility.
Most major insurances are accepted such as MVP, CDPHP, Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Shield of Northeastern
NY, Empire Blue Cross, Worker’s Compensation Carrier’s and No- Fault. Any co-payment required by your insurance
carrier is expected at the time of the service.
Typical attire for physical therapy
includes sneakers or comfortable rubber sole shoes and comfortable clothes that allow access to the area(s) being treated.
Typically, gym pants/ sweat pants and a t-shirt are the most appropriate attire.