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FAQs

  1. Do I need a referral or prescription for physical therapy?
    According to the New York Physical Therapy Practice Act you do not need a prescription for physical therapy for the first 30 days or 10 visits, whichever comes first. After that you do need to have a prescription from physician, dentist, nurse practitioner, podiatrist or licensed midwife. Your insurance coverage determines whether a referral is required for physical therapy.
  2. How do I set up my appointment?
    To make your appointment please call 718-780-4531. Have your insurance information ready when you call.
  3. How long are treatment sessions?
    Plan on one hour for your first visit. Follow-up appointments are scheduled for 30 minutes or 45 minutes for pool treatments.
  4. Who will I be working with?
    You will be working with one of two physical therapists, Rosa Torres, PT or Steven Kofsky, PT. Your appointment is one to one with your physical therapist.
  5. Do you accept my insurance?
    We are in network with Oxford, United, Empire BC/BS, Anthem, GHI, Magnacare, Worker’s Compensation, No Fault, 1199 and Administrative Concepts. We also accept many other insurance plans as out of network providers. Don’t hesitate to call. We will confirm you benefits.
  6. Are you able to treat my injury?
    We specialize in treating orthopedic injuries that occur anywhere on the body. These include mechanical pain, strains, sprains, muscle and tendon injuries, nerve related dysfunctions and joint problems.
  7. Are there forms I need to complete before my first visit?
    There are. Please plan on arriving early to your first appointment to complete the forms or find them online here.
  8. Where are you located?
    We are located at LIU Brooklyn, 161 Ashland Place, on the Cellar level. Click for campus map here.
  9. What are your business hours?
    We are open Monday through Friday from 8-6.
  10. Can you tell me about the therapy pool?
    The therapy pool is a Hydroworx model 2000 pool. The therapy pool is kept around 94°F.