Does Dry Needling hurt?

Dry Needling does not hurt but may cause bruising or soreness after treatment.

How long is each treatment?

Dry Needling takes about 15 min per area. You can incorporate Dry Needling into your Plan of Care for quick relief from pain.

Is Dry Needling Acupuncture?

Dry Needling is not a form of acupuncture and it can only be preformed by a licensed Physical Therapist.

Is the laser covered by insurance?

The laser is a cash-only service provided by Arlington Physical Therapy. We do not and cannot cover payments through insurance.

Call us at 817-466-7276 for any questions about pricing

Do I need a prescription?

For any treatment done by a Physical Therapist/Physical Therapist Assistant under Texas Law will require a prescription. However, the initial demonstration of the laser is permited without a script from a Physician.

How long is each treatment?

During your first session the treatment will last about 15 min in order for the Therapist to properly diagnose and asses the treatment needed. The following sessions will last between 5-10min depending on the condition being treated.

What do I wear?

We suggest wearing clothing items you are comfortable in completing exercises and stretches. Typically, our patients wear active-wear like shorts, t-shirts, leggings or sweat pants.

What is Physical Therapy?

  • Highly-educated, licensed health care professionals who can help patients reduce pain and improve or restore mobility. Physical Therapists can teach patients how to prevent and develop a plan, using treatment techniques to promote the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function, and prevent disability. All Physical Therapists are required to receive a degree from an accredited physical therapist program before taking the national licensure exam that allows them to practice. Here at Arlington Physical Therapy our therapists have more than 50 years of experience in total.

http://www.apta.org/AboutPTs/

What is the difference between a PT and PTA?

Physical Therapists Assistants obtain their education through a 2-year accredited associate degree program. Their license allows them to do all of the same treatments done by a Physical Therapist except for an initial evaluation, progress report and discharges. Currently, we have two excellent Physical Therapist Assistants at APT, Josh Anderson and T.J Kaminski.

  • http://www.apta.org/PTAEducation/Overview/

Do I need a referral from a doctor to receive Physical Therapy?

The state of Texas requires a doctors referral before receiving treatment from a Physical Therapist.

Not sure if you can get a referral from your doctor?

  • You can visit your primary physician or any other physician and request a referral to Arlington Physical Therapy! It’s that easy!