Frequently Asked Questions About Physical Therapy Services
If you’ve never experienced physical therapy before, you likely have dozens of questions about physical therapy services, conditions our DC physical therapists treat, or on how the process works.
Some questions are more common than others, so we’ve put together frequent questions with some of the questions we get most often.
If you don’t see your question answered here, please contact us to get more information.
Please visit our Forms page. It has all the forms that you can either fill out online or print, fill and bring with you.
It will vary depending on your insurance. Please visit our insurance page or call for current cash rates if you do not have insurance.
Capitol Physical Therapy accepts most major insurances . Our administrative personnel will verify your insurance coverage and discuss it with you prior to your initial visit.
Initial evaluations are scheduled for 60 min, and the follow up sessions are 30 min each.
Your first visit will consist of an evaluation which includes establishing your goals and a treatment session. A typical evaluation lasts about 60 min. Loose fitting clothes are preferred to make examination and treatment easier. You are welcome to bring a change of clothes.
For your first visit you will need your insurance card, photo ID, and any paperwork that your physician has given you to take to physical therapy. You can go to the forms tab on our page and fill out forms before your visit or come 15 min prior to your appointment time to finish paper work.
No. The District of Columbia is a direct access state meaning that you can see a therapist without seeing a doctor and most health insurances reimburse for them as well. The only exception is Medicare, where a script is necessary.
Reaching us is fairly simple. If you have reached this page you can either call or email to schedule an appointment or simply do it online.