The following is a list of Frequently Asked Questions about your in-clinic upcoming appointment. If your question is not answered here, please call 212-529-5700 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing and a pair of rubber-soled sneakers. Every treatment course begins with a comprehensive evaluation.
Bodhizone and Fifth Avenue PT & Wellness have always kept immaculate standards and nightly cleaning of its clinics. In early March 2020 when the Coronavirus pandemic began, we added an additional sterilization process to our clinics, using an EPA-registered disinfectant that qualifies under the EPA’s emerging viral pathogen program for use against SARS-CoV-2, a coronavirus that causes COVID-19. We also implemented patient and therapist screening,
Yes, please do. Although we can request these from your doctor or lab facility, it is better if you provide them for us during your first visit so that we can perform a more complete and accurate evaluation. Please don’t forget to bring your prescription for physical therapy but if you do not have a prescription you may see one of our medical doctors.
We perform various types of treatments and will customize a program combining the best techniques specific for your specific injury. The modalities and techniques we use include soft tissue massage, joint mobilization, electrical stimulation, ultrasound, laser, Graston, cupping, stretching, therapeutic exercises, and physical agents like ice and heat. The treatment program will be performed in a private treatment room as well as a gym setting using a variety of athletic and rehabilitation equipment.
Because we focus on rehabilitation, exercise performance enhancement and diagnostics, we have a full gym, X-Ray and billing staff on the premises, including a variety of equipment intended solely for rehabilitation. We also have 4 private treatment rooms for your privacy.
At Bodhizone and Fifth Avenue PT & Wellness, you will always see the same physical therapist that you start with, except for special circumstances such as scheduling difficulties or for patients with special diagnoses.
Generally, your initial visit will last over 1 hour since the therapist will need to evaluate your condition, provide treatment, and give home instructions. Following visits may last from 45 minutes to 1 hour depending on your injury and level of activity.
Most prescriptions and treatment schedules are for 2-3 visits per week, but this will vary based on your condition and physical ability. Treatment plans usually are from 6-12 weeks with periodic re-evaluations and regular follow-up visits with your doctor.