What is a follow-up?
A follow-up visit is any visit after your initial evaluation as you and your physical therapist are working towards your goals and through your care plan. What you can expect from a follow-up visit:
- Check in with a PT aide upon arrival to get an update on your progress or any issues since your last visit so they can make a plan for your visit
- Your PT will prescribe you a custom warm up based on where you are and how you're feeling that day
After your warm up, you'll work with your PT to address any issues–this could involve manual therapy, tracking progress through a series of objective tests and measurements as well as practicing relevant exercises
You'll end with ice or heat as relevant or additional stretching and exercises with the help of a PT aideYou'll work with your PT to address any issues–this could involve massage, tracking progress through a series of diagnostic tests or exercises as well as practicing