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How should I prepare for my initial appointment?

Jun11th 2020

Please have your prescription and insurance card available when you call. This will allow us to verify your insurance benefits and provide you with an estimate of coverage. To bring on your first visit: A prescription for physiotherapy from your referring physician Extended health care insurance information. Print out the patient forms, fill them out,

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How should I pay?

Jun11th 2020

We accept cash, Interac/Debit, VISA, Mastercard, E-transfers and cheques. We are happy to discuss payment plan options as well. It is our policy that payment is made at the time of service. We are happy to do the paperwork for you — we are able to file most claims electronically on your behalf so there

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I don’t have insurance – what do I do?

Jun11th 2020

For patients who do not have insurance, we can structure a treatment plan to fit your budget. If you are willing to put in the time and effort at home, we can work with any budget to design a program that will achieve your goals.

Will my sessions be covered by insurance?

Jun11th 2020

Yes, in most cases. Lake Country Physiotherapy will be happy to assist in contacting your insurance company and determining your coverage based on your individual policy. We also offer treatment from third-party payers such as WSIB (workplace injuries) and motor vehicle insurance (injuries resulting from a car accident). For more information, visit our insurance plan

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How many times will I need to come in before I feel better?

Jun11th 2020

Each patient’s diagnosis is different, so together with your referring physician, your therapist will develop a plan of care that is right for you. Your plan of care and estimated number of visits will be determined during your first visit and explained to you by our physiotherapist.

How long will each of my sessions last?

Jun11th 2020

The amount of time will be based on your specific needs, and your therapist will discuss this with you.

What should I wear for my sessions?

Jun11th 2020

Dress comfortably in clothes that allow easy access for the therapist to examine your problem areas. For treatments, loose-fitting clothes that are comfortable for gentle exercises and supportive sneakers are often good choices to wear.

I want to schedule an appointment – how do I do that?

Jun11th 2020

Our scheduling is easy and we offer a convenient location and appointment times for you. We have morning and evening appointments available to meet the demands of your busy schedule. Call us today or request an appointment 705-327-7876.

Are your physiotherapists trained to treat my condition?

Jun11th 2020

Physiotherapists have years of university-level training in anatomy, physiology, kinesiology (study of joint movement), neurology, and many of the other medical sciences. In Canada, the entry-level requirement for a registered physiotherapist is a Master of Science degree. Our physiotherapists have graduated from accredited physiotherapy programs and are registered with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.

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Will physiotherapy hurt me?

Jun11th 2020

Physical therapy is not meant to hurt, but to relieve pain. However, as you restore your mobility, pain levels, at times can fluctuate. You might experience some temporary soreness from using muscles that are weakened or recovering. This is a normal response to treatment. Good communication with your therapist will help minimize any discomfort. We

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