Your physiotherapist will do an initial assessment that will provide a working diagnose of the injury.
- Treatment will be provided to assist in your recovery by reducing pain and inflammation and to restore mobility and function.
- Your physiotherapist will identify your needs with you and devise a treatment plan with you.
- Our Physio treatment focuses primarily on manual therapy or a ‘hands on approach’ and includes education, exercise, and electrotherapy as determined by your physiotherapist.
- Physiotherapy visits are 30 minutes, however, your clinic time may vary between 30-60 minutes.
- Prolonged visits are booked for 60 minutes.
No, a doctor’s referral is not required for physiotherapy.
- Some extended health plans and private insurers may require a referral to activate payment. Check with your insurer for details.
- ICBC Claims – For a new claim you do not require a Doctor’s referral for your initial visit, unless specified by your Adjuster.
- WorkSafe (WSBC)- To activate your claim you need to have seen your doctor.
- DVA - Physio Injury Claims – A doctors referral is required with a specific diagnosis.
To determine whether you are covered for Physiotherapy under your extended health plan, please contact your insurer.
- Approved ICBC injury claim visits are billed a $40 clinic surcharge fee.
- Approved WorkSafeBC injury claims do not require any payment by the patient for the allocated number of visits allowed.
- DVA is fully covered for the allocated number of visits once approved and does not require any payment by the patient.
We would ask that you kindly provide 24 hours notice to cancel appointments. A fee will be applied for late cancellations or no shows.
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