No, physiotherapists can assess and treat without referral by a doctor. However most health insurers require a doctors referral before they authorise cover of fees, some only require a phone call.
Yes. It does not matter which physiotherapy clinic you go to, as long as the physiotherapists who work there are Registered Physiotherapists, meaning that they are regulated by the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. At Expert Physio Plus, all of our physiotherapists are registered and you can be ensured only top quality care.
Unfortunately, Expert Physio isn’t registered to bill the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care for Physiotherapy services.Please note that OHIP coverage is only available for those who are 19 or under OR over 65 and covers up to $300 per episode of care ( this will cover few number of visits). These sessions may include a combination of a Physiotherapist and Physiotherapist Assistants (PTA) or Kinesiologists working with you. All sessions at Expert Physio Plus are hands-on, one-on-one with a Physiotherapist, no PTA or Kinesiologist. This often permits more focused treatment on your specific condition.
We do provide direct billing to many of insurance companies. Please speak (613-800-9800) or e-mail (email@example.com) our staff to find out if we can bill your insurance company directly.
If you are covered under Medavie Blue Cross for RCMP, National Defence or Veterans Affairs, we will directly bill the insurer (Blue Cross).
If you were involved in a motor vehicle accident (MVA), we will deal directly with your automobile insurer to get paid for the Physiotherapy services we provide to you.
If you were injured in your work place , we will deal directly with your insurer (WSIB) to get paid for the Physiotherapy services we provide to you.
The number of treatments will vary depending on the problem and individual. After a thorough assessment, the physiotherapist will discuss their treatment plan for the rehabilitation process.
We see and treat patients for a wide range of conditions and diagnoses. Please visit our Services for an extensive list of conditions and diagnoses we see patients for.
On average, each treatment is between 60 and 90 minutes. Your physiotherapist will be able to let you know more precisely once they have assessed you.
On your first visit, please bring your referral if you have one as well as any important insurance information. If you are coming for an assessment of your hip or knee, bring a comfortable pair of shorts that you can change into before the assessment.
*Yes, we provide one hour focused one-on-one treatments done by registered physiotherapists only.
*No extra travel fee within Blackburn hamlet and Orleans.
Yes, we have available morning appointments starting form 7:00 am and evening appointments until 8:00 pm. We can also see you on Saturdays. Please contact us to check the availability.
At Expert Physio Plus we focus on Manual therapy techniques and rehabilitative exercises that create real physical change to the injured body and correct poor movement patterns. We also use other treatment methods such as acupuncture, dry needling and cupping. However, There is a time during your session when physical modalities such as TENS and Ultrasound might be used if needed in your personalized treatment.