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  • Do I need a doctor's referral for an appointment?
    Arkansas is a direct access state, which means you do not need a doctor’s referral for physical therapy. However, some insurance companies do require a physician’s referral for physical therapy. Check with your insurance company to find out whether or not your insurance requires a referral.
  • How long will it take for my evaluation?
    First evaluations typically take between 45-60 minutes and follow-up evaluations range from 45-60 minutes depending upon the diagnosis. Your therapist will discuss with you the expectations for your recovery, and will help you to set realistic goals and timelines to complete your recovery.
  • What forms of payment or insurance do you accept?
    Premiere Physical Therapy is an in-network provider for most managed health care plans. Please contact us to confirm that we accept your insurance. All out of pocket expenses, including copays, may be paid with cash, check or a major credit card.
  • Do you need my medical history information?
    Yes. Before your appointment, please print and complete our Online Patient Information Forms. This will expedite your visit and allow our staff to determine if there are any pre-existing conditions that may prevent you from being able to receive rehabilitation from Premiere Physical Therapy
  • What should I wear to my therapy session?
    It is recommended that you wear loose fitting clothing and comfortable shoes. Additionally, please bring any braces, splints, or similar equipment that you are using. Please avoid wearing jeans, tight fitting clothes, skirts, dresses, low-cut or revealing clothing.
  • What do I need to bring to my therapy session?
    On your first day of therapy, remember to bring a photo ID, your insurance information, any paper referrals, insurance pre-authorization, prescriptions, and any copies of diagnostic tests or procedures.
  • Does Physical therapy hurt?
    Physical therapy should not hurt for the majority of diagnoses, but there may be a small amount of muscle soreness 1-2 days following an initial evaluation and the start of an exercise program. We encourage consistent performance of the individual home exercise program and the use of ice for 10-15 minutes post exercise. The patient should stop any activity that creates significant pain and they should call their physical therapist immediately.
  • Does my Physical Therapist communicate with my doctor?
    Following the initial evaluation we will send a Plan of Care to your referring physician as well as any updates and pertinent information throughout your therapy. If necessary, the therapist will call your physician with any questions regarding progress or diagnosis.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Patient Info Form

PATIENT INFORMATION FORM

Patient Information Form

Conditons We Treat

CONDITIONS WE TREAT

Whether you suffer from low back or knee pain to balance impairments or arthritis in your hands, we can help. Physical therapy and hand therapy can help to improve the way that you move or use your hands to reduce pain and prevent future injuries. Oftentimes, physicians will prescribe physical therapy or hand therapy for an orthopedic condition or injury first as a non-invasive alternative to surgery. Our therapists are highly qualified and trained in manual, orthopedic, and hand therapies. We treat almost any ailment, condition, or injury you may have that is causing pain and discomfort including, but not limited to:

Abnormal Gait Patterns

Achilles Tendon Injuries (Tendinopathy)

ACL Tear (Anterior Cruciate Ligament)

Acute Injuries

Ankle Sprain

Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen Shoulders)

Arthritis

Back pain

Balance difficulties

Bengin Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

Biceps Tendinitis

Bursitis

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Congenital Injuries

Concussion

Degenerative Disk Disease

Dislocation

Dizziness

Elbow Fracture

Femur Fracture

Fibromyalgia

Greater Trochanteric Bursitis

Groin Strain

Hamstring Injuries

Hand Trauma

Headaches

Herniated Disk

Hip and Back Pain

Hip Impingement (Femoroacetabular Impingement)

ITBS (Iliotibial Band Syndrome) 

Joint Pain

Knee Pain

Labral Tear

Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis/Golfer’s Elbow)

LCL Sprain (Lateral Collateral Ligament)

Low Back Pain

Lower Extremity Stress Fractures

MCL Injury (Medial Collateral Ligament)

Meniscal Tear

Muscle injuries

Multidirectional Instability of the Shoulder (MDI)

Myofascial Pain

Neck pain

Nerve Injuries

Occupational injuries

Osteoporosis

Osteoarthritis

PCL Injury (Posterior Cruciate Ligament)

Pelvic Fracture

Pelvic Pain

Pes Anserine Bursitis

PFPS (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome)

Plantar fasciitis

Plica Syndrome

Post-operative recovery

Post-fracture care 

Post-stroke recovery

Postural disorders

Pre & Post Partum Pain

Repetitive motion injuries

Rotator cuff injuries

Rotator cuff Tendinitis

Shin Splints

Snapping Hip Syndrome

Spinal issues

Spinal Stenosis

Sports injuries

Sciatica

Stress Fractures

Stroke

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ)

Thumb Arthritis

Total hip Replacement (Arthroplasty)

Total Knee Replacement

Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury

Vertigo

Wrist Fracture

Wrist Tendinitis

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We're always looking for passionate clinicians to join our team. Click here to view current opportunities or email your resume to hr@ptpartners.com.

We can't wait to hear from you!

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