We understand you might be apprehensive about your first physical therapy appointment, but from the second you set foot on the red carpet in one of our clinics, you’ll feel like you belong at ATI.
Our welcoming front office staff members are happy to help you begin your path to recovery and answer any insurance, scheduling, or billing questions along the way.
Here is what you can expect at your first visit with us:
What will my first appointment entail?
Your first visit will last approximately one hour and will include a comprehensive evaluation and applicable treatment administered by a licensed physical therapist. Your physical therapist will review your medical history, diagnostic tests and any recent events that may have contributed to your current condition. Your evaluation will include assessment of your current functional deficits, pain level and posture, as well as a thorough evaluation of your flexibility, strength, balance and endurance.
Following your evaluation, your physical therapist will thoroughly explain your personalized treatment plan and expectations for recovery and provide a commitment letter to you. Communication between the patient and physical therapist is of utmost importance at ATI and you are an active participant in your recovery.
When should I arrive?
We ask that you arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment time in order to complete all necessary paperwork.
What should I wear?
Comfortable clothing, athletic wear, preferably no jewelry
What should I bring?
- Photo Identification* (Valid Driver’s License, Valid State ID, School ID Card, or Valid Passport)
- Prescription/Doctor Referral
- Insurance card
*As a creditor under the Federal Trade Commission's "Red Flags Rule" we adhere to an Identity Theft Prevention Program. For this reason, we ask that you be able to present photo identification at the time of registration. We appreciate your cooperation in assisting us with protecting your identity and the prevention of identity theft.
For more information, please check out our Frequently Asked Questions page.