Telehealth / Virtual Physical Therapy

Telehealth / Virtual Physical Therapy

I tried four physical therapists in six months following emergency back surgery. After four weeks of virutal physical therapy with Lindy, I am back to running and cycling seven days a week completely pain-free.

What is Telehealth physical therapy?

Telehealth therapy is the use of electronic communication, such as live video and audio, to deliver physical therapy services to patients. Our physical therapists can remotely evaluate, assess, and create a plan of care that is best for you through online sessions.

What are the benefits of Telehealth physical therapy?

Online sessions allow our patients to receive their 1:1 physical therapy treatment without having to travel to the clinic. Whether you prefer to do your session from home or want to continue your rehab sessions while you are traveling, telehealth physical therapy will ensure that you don’t miss a beat. Our therapists deliver high quality education, feedback, exercise prescription, progress current physical therapy program, pain management techniques, and can answer any questions that a patient may have.

Is Telehealth physical therapy right for me?

For many, yes, but this can be determined by chatting with your physical therapist about your specific situation and your goals for physical therapy.

Do I need a referral from my physician?

In most cases NO! California is a direct access state, so patients can be treated by a physical therapist without a physician referral for up to 12 visits or 45 days, whichever comes first.   When you call to schedule, we can check for you.

Will my insurance cover Telehealth physical therapy?

Most do! We can review your insurance to ensure that your online sessions are covered by your insurance.

What do I need to attend a Telehealth physical therapy session?

A laptop with a web camera is ideal, but patients can also attend the session through a smartphone, tablet, or ipad. A reliable internet connection is a must. You should also wear comfortable clothes that you can easily move in.

How can I get scheduled?

Call Innovative Physical Therapy today at (619) 260-0750 or email us at info@innovativept.net and we will get you scheduled.

What can be treated virtually?

Neck & Back Pain

  • Low back pain: herniated disc, bulging disc, degenerated disc disease
  • Neck pain: Herniated disc, bulging disc, degenerated disc disease, torticollis
  • Thoracic Pain

Shoulder & Arm Pain

  • Shoulder Pain: Rotator Cuff Syndrome, Impingement, Frozen Shoulder, Labral tear
  • Elbow Pain: tennis elbow/lateral epicondylitis, golfer’s elbow
  • Wrist/ Hand Pain: carpel tunnel syndrome (CTS)

Hip & Leg Pain

  • Hip Pain: impingement, labral tear
  • Knee Pain: Meniscal tear, patello fembral dysfunction, IMB friction syndrome, baker’s cyst, jumper’s knee
  • Ankle/foot pain

Other Conditions

  • Sprain/Strains
  • Tendonitis/Tendonopathy
  • Arthritis
  • Vestibular Dysfunction
  • TMJ

Find Us

Innovative Physical Therapy has been in San Diego since 1994. We are manual therapists believing in a hands on, one on one, approach to physical therapy. Contact us using this form or give us a call.

TEL (619) 260-0750 | FAX (619) 260-0201

Mission Valley

5030 Camino De La Siesta Suite 220
San Diego, CA 92108

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