Terry Rehabilitation & Testing
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North Texas Specialty Physicians (NTSP)

Due to policy and procedures established by your insurance company, you may experience a delay of up to 30 days before starting physical therapy. The situation is currently not under our control. (more…)

Molina Healthcare

We have been members of the Molina provider network since 2012, however last fall, Molina refused payment on services on the grounds that we were not in their provider network. (more…)

Can I Just Pay the Cash Discount Price?

If you have a high deductible, a “Cash Discount” sounds like something that could save you money…but the devil is in the details, as the saying goes. (more…)

Humana HMO Gold

This HMO program is for Humana Gold HMO Medicare Advantage customers only. We are in network with all other Humana plans! (more…)

“Faux-sical Therapy” Identity Crisis

In this world of intense marketing and endless choices, people are always attempting to re-brand, or even un-brand themselves. Looking online for a church a few years ago, I found that many appeared at first to be non-denominational, but were in fact, part of a mainstream denomination. For reasons known only to them, they had dropped the denomination from their name, or buried it under the “What We Believe” page. The same is becoming more and more true of health care providers and products. (more…)

Stiff/Frozen Shoulder

Chronic or acute inflammation of the shoulder can result in stiffness of the shoulder capsule, severe pain, and occasionally severely limited motion. While treatment of a stiff/frozen shoulder can be very painful, it is generally not terribly complicated and improves in a reliable fashion. Physical therapy can also serve prepare the patient for consultation with an orthopedic surgeon, by restoring optimal shoulder flexibility, strength and function. Because normalized passive motion is a prerequisite to successful RTC repair, even patients with a diagnosed RTC will benefit from skilled physical therapy intervention. (more…)

It Must Be More Complicated Than THAT

This is something that goes unsaid in my office, but I can read it on the faces of patients. Today’s patient had suffered 6 months of nagging headaches and neck pain. After a few visits to the doctor for NSAIDs and muscle relaxants, he was referred to a neurosurgeon and pain management physician, an MRI was ordered, and his neurosurgeon referred him to see me. (more…)

Chasing "The Latest Thing"

I recently received a voicemail message from a former patient (whose son I had also treated) asking if I practice a specific proprietary, trademarked, and well-publicized technique. I responded via email, and then realized that this response could have been written a dozen or so times over my previous 17 years as a therapist, so I ought to just make a generic letter regarding all such techniques: (more…)

Treatment Effectiveness – Trick or Treat?

This is a very interesting article, and I think that any patient that is planning to undergo physical therapy should read through it.  After you’ve read it, I have a few (ok, more than a few) comments:View Post (more…)

Treatment Expectations

I have recently started doing “Utilization Peer Review” work in my spare time.  I wanted to ensure that I was acquainted with all aspects of the workers compensation system, and to be honest, I was a little curious to see what other clinics were doing.  UPR means that I spend some of my time each week working on a contract basis for insurance companies, reviewing the work of other therapists, and making recommendations regarding the appropriateness of proposed future care.

Well, it’s been extremely revealing, and leads me to today’s post about treatment expectations. (more…)