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Use Kaly to schedule an appointment with top-rated physical therapists near you. Kaly provides a platform for instant bookings. And if you’re unsure of which physical therapist to choose, you can read verified reviews from patients like you. Then see real-time availability for your chosen physical therapist in New York. Search by your condition, location or insurance, and you can find the best physical therapist who fits your needs and location. Try Kaly today to find a physical therapist near you.
Match your availability with the physical therapist of your choice and select an open time slot. Create a free Kaly account to get reminders of your appointments and to help you keep track of your health checkups. You can also fill out the in-office forms online using Kaly for all your future physical therapy appointments.
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Frequently asked questions
What is physical therapy?
The goal of physical therapy is to help relieve your pain and restore your physical function and fitness level. Physical therapy may be recommended by a doctor to help with a number of conditions, including:
- Chronic back pain
- Tendon and ligament problems
- Hip pain treatment
- Post-surgical recovery
Physical therapy can be performed by a doctor or specialist at a clinic, hospital, nursing home or even your own home through a variety of out-patient programs.
Why should I receive physical therapy for my injury?
Physical therapy plays a vital role in restoring full function and mobility. It’s a vital step toward a full recovery. Your physical therapist designs a very specific treatment program for the injured area and your unique needs. Physical therapy shortens the overall healing process and helps you recover more fully. Refusing physical therapy often leads to continued pain and inflammation, unnecessary scar tissue and an increased risk of re-injury.
What does a physical therapist do?
Physical therapists are trained to reduce pain and swelling in specific parts of your body. Their treatment is designed to increase flexibility, strength and endurance. After doing an initial evaluation and reviewing your medical history, a physical therapist designs a custom treatment plan that helps you recover from a surgery or an injury. Physical therapists help you rehabilitate from an injury and reduce the pain you live with if you have a chronic condition. Physical therapy often involves:
- Manual therapy
- Electrical stimulation
- Aquatic therapy
- Heat and cold treatments
- Education to prevent further pain and injury
- Individualized plans to continue your therapy at home
Can I make a same-day appointment with a physical therapist in New York?
Usually, patients who use Kaly can search for a physical therapist in New York, book an appointment and see the doctor within less than 24 hours. Same-day appointments may be available with a number of local physical therapists. Kaly makes it easy for you to search for real-time availability of a physical therapist who accepts your insurance. It’s then easy to make your same-day appointment online.
Can I find a physical therapist who takes my insurance?
Kaly lets you search specifically for a physical therapist who takes your insurance. Just view the drop-down menu on the page to choose your carrier and insurance plan. If you aren’t positive about which plan you have, you can use the Kaly Insurance-Checker to figure it out.
Can I find a female physical therapist in New York
When searching for a physical therapist on Kaly, you can filter your search by gender, in addition to the other criteria, such as your location or insurance. This way, your search results only show the physical therapists in New York who match your preference for a female doctor.
Can I find a physical therapist who sees patients after hours?
On Kaly, you can search specifically for a physical therapist in New York with availability in the evenings. Many physical therapists also offer early morning and weekend appointments.
Are video visits with a physical therapist covered by my insurance?
Insurance companies usually provide coverage for video visits, charged at the same cost as in-person visits. On Kaly, you’re able to search specifically for a physical therapist in New York who accepts your insurance for video visits. Select your insurance carrier and plan from the menu at the top of the page before you do your search.
Who refers me to a physical therapist?
Medical doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and osteopathic doctors can refer you to a physical therapist. Many insurance policies allow you to choose a physical therapist without a referral.
What happens at my first physical therapy appointment?
Your first appointment involves an evaluation by your physical therapist. You can discuss the nature of your injury or condition, as well as the options you have for treatment. Your physical therapist may want you to perform some simple exercises to determine the extent of your injury and your limitations in range-of-motion and flexibility. Your physical therapist has access to your medical history, but it’s always a good idea to make a list of your health history, including major injuries and illnesses. Physical therapists also want to know what medications, vitamins and supplements you’re taking.
What should I wear to my first visit with my physical therapist?
Wear loose and comfortable clothing. If you have an injury on the lower half of your body, you should bring shorts or sweatpants to your first visit with your physical therapist.
How many times do I need to see my physical therapist?
Once you’ve had your evaluation, your physical therapist determines the number of times you need to visit. How bad and how serious your injury is a primary consideration for determining the amount of physical therapy you need. On average, physical therapists see patients one to two times a week for four to eight weeks.
How long does it take for me to get better with physical therapy?
Recovery is determined by many different factors, including:
- How long you’ve had the injury
- The health of your immune system
- Your nutritional habits
- Your emotional state
- Your genetic predisposition
- Your age and overall health
Is physical therapy painful?
Physical therapy shouldn’t be painful, although you may feel uncomfortable at first. Your physical therapist is well trained in providing you with appropriate exercises for pain relief and recovery. Open communication with your physical therapist ensures that your pain doesn’t stop you from reaching your goals.
How can I choose a physical therapist?
Keep in mind several factors while choosing a physical therapist, such as:
- Type of physical therapist. Depending on the nature of your needs, you can pick a specific type of physical therapist.
- Location. Ensure the physical therapist’s office is in a convenient location for you.
- Office hours. The physical therapist you choose should have appointment time slots that are well-suited for you in the long run.
- Patient reviews. Browse through trustworthy patient reviews while booking on Kaly. These reviews give you a good idea of a physical therapist’s style of practice.
- Insurance. If you don’t want to pay out-of-pocket, ensure that your doctor accepts your insurance. On Kaly, you have the ability to find a list of in-network doctors. All you need to do is filter your search with your insurance carrier and plan.
How to choose your Physical Therapist?
Keep the following factors in mind while choosing a physical therapist:
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