Tidewater Physical Therapy Gloucester Clinic Offerings


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Tidewater Physical Therapy Gloucester Clinic Offerings

  1. 1. Company Meeting September 15, 2011 Gloucester Point & Courthouse Providing Outpatient PT in Gloucester Since 1998
  2. 2. <ul><li>Est. 1986. Owned by physical therapists. </li></ul><ul><li>30 total clinics, from Virginia Beach to Richmond. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 locations in Gloucester. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hayes (Chapman Drive) and Gloucester Courthouse (Business Route 17) </li></ul></ul></ul>About Us Dedicated to Clinical Excellence
  3. 3. <ul><li>Natalie Conway : Regional Director, Clinical Director at CH, Board Certified in Orthopedics, Certified Athletic Trainer. </li></ul><ul><li>Pamela Witthaus : Occupational Therapist (OT), Certified Hand Therapist (CHT). </li></ul><ul><li>Carey Gaenzle : PT, studying to be CHT. </li></ul>Our Staff Gloucester Courthouse
  4. 4. <ul><li>Karen Kovacs , Clinical Director, Board Certified in Orthopedics. </li></ul><ul><li>Elaine Houska , DPT, Golf Fitness Instructor. </li></ul>Our Staff Gloucester Point
  5. 5. <ul><li>ACCESS . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Patients can get started immediately. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Once you decide they may benefit from PT, no need to wait to get started. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Phone or fax referral. </li></ul><ul><li>Our front office will get authorizations. </li></ul>Why Choose Tidewater? Access
  6. 6. <ul><li>We work to identify the underlying CAUSE of patient’s complaint, not just treat the symptoms. </li></ul><ul><li>Individualized treatment sessions include hands-on therapy, exercise and modalities for pain relief. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Modalities include electrical stimulation, ultrasound, moist heat and intermittent compression. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Patient will leave feeling better than when he/she came in. </li></ul>Why Choose Tidewater? Dedication to Clinical Excellence
  7. 7. <ul><li>ORTHOPEDICS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>shoulder impingement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>acute back or neck pain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>injuries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>post surgery </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Compression Bandaging </li></ul><ul><li>Hand Therapy </li></ul><ul><li>Athletic training </li></ul><ul><li>Balance training </li></ul><ul><li>Golf fitness </li></ul>Why Choose Tidewater? Specialization
  8. 8. <ul><li>Manual therapy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>soft and joint tissue mobilization </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Neuromuscular </li></ul><ul><li>re-education </li></ul>Why Choose Tidewater? Hands-On Care
  9. 9. <ul><li>Tidewater Physical Therapy isn’t just a business in the Gloucester community. We are members of the community. </li></ul><ul><li>Communication strong with physicians (status reports) and patients. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintain positive relationships even with the most challenging patients. </li></ul></ul>Why Choose Tidewater? Relationships
  10. 10. <ul><li>Ease of referral </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor Progress </li></ul><ul><li>Motivating environment for your patient to get better </li></ul>What can you expect from our clinical team?
  11. 11. <ul><li>TENS units </li></ul><ul><li>Bracing </li></ul><ul><li>Cervical traction for home </li></ul><ul><li>Compression bandaging for lymphedema and/or orthopedic swelling </li></ul>What can patients expect from our clinical team?
  12. 12. New! Tidewater Performance Center on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard in Newport News <ul><li>Trainer led fitness programs to help your patient live life stronger </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>Some people train for sport. Some for fun. Everyone trains for life. </li></ul>Live Life Stronger
  13. 13. New Courthouse Clinic Building <ul><li>Same location. </li></ul><ul><li>Growing to fit </li></ul><ul><li>the community’s needs. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Larger clinic. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased access. </li></ul></ul>Coming Soon!
  14. 14. <ul><li>Some insurance providers allow patients to see a PT without a prescription. </li></ul><ul><li>Patients must identify a physician for the PT to correspond with and send a copy of the evaluation. </li></ul><ul><li>Patients often ask us for a PCP. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Are you taking new patients? </li></ul></ul>Understanding Direct Access
  15. 15. <ul><li>Acute Low Back Pain: Ideal time for PT is less than 13 days from initial onset: research based clinical prediction rules. </li></ul><ul><li>Work Related Injuries: Speed up healing with modalities then progress for return to work sooner. </li></ul><ul><li>Gait Analysis: Computer with motion analysis software </li></ul>PT Education Acute Low Back Pain, Work Injury, Gait
  16. 16. Company Meeting September 15, 2011 What can Tidewater do for your patients?
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