TOP 7 QUESTIONS WE HEAR FROM CLIENTS
What does the evaluation entail?
Your child's posture, strength, flexibility, coordination, and breathing will be assessed. If agreeable there would be visual observation of the perineal area to assess the contraction and relaxation of the pelvic floor muscles. But if you and your child are not comfortable with this then it is not performed. We will assess your child to your and your child's comfort level. There is no internal assessment that is frequently performed with adults.
How long is each visit?
You will have 75 mins reserved for your initial evaluation. Follow up treatment sessions are reserved for 60 mins. Due to times being reserved just for your child and their personalized, comprehensive one-on-one care, there is a fee if the appointment is canceled with less than 24 hours notice.
How many sessions will it be?
Everyone is different, but on average 5-8 visits that may be spread out over several months. However, in more complex and involved cases, more visits will likely be needed.
Do I stay with my child during the appointment?
Yes! You will always be in the room with your child. We can provide a privacy screen if desired.
Do you take my insurance?
We are considered out-of-network with all insurances but will provide you an itemized receipt to submit to your insurance company for reimbursement allowed within your policy agreement. We accept cash, check, credit cards, or HSA/FSA cards. By paying at the time of treatment, you will not receive any surprise bills from Peace PT. It is your responsibility to understand your out-of-network therapy benefits. An insurance worksheet is available here to help you ask the insurance company the right questions about your physical therapy benefits. If you have Medicaid, you are unable to submit your bill for reimbursement. We can provide you with a Good Faith Estimate on cost of treatment.
Do I need a referral from my child's doctor?
No, you do not need a referral from your doctor for outpatient Physical Therapy in North Carolina. Some insurance companies may require a MD order for reimbursement, so speak with your insurance company regarding your policy.
Can siblings come to appointments?
We discourage siblings from coming to appointments. These can be delicate topics at times and there will be parent education throughout the session. Siblings, as cute as they are, can provide distractions that can keep the session from being optimal.