Q: 1.What information will you need to schedule an appointment?
A: We need to have patient demographics, injured body part, if patient had imaging done, insurance information.
Q: 2.What services do you provide?
A: Knee replacements, Carpal tunnel surgery, total joint replacement, upper extremities and hand surgery, foot and ankle surgery, sports medicine, interventional spine and pain management, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and physical and occupational therapy
Q: 3.Where are you located?
A: We have three locations, 711 S Auburn, Kennewick. 3730 plaza way suite 6400, Kennewick, 9915 Sandifur Parkway suite B, Pasco. Physical and Occupational therapist at 15 W 10th ave, Kennewick. Occupational Therapy at Golds Gym, 151 N Ely, Kennewick.
Q:4.Will you bill my insurance?
A:Yes we take most insurances and we have our own in house billing.
Q:5.What if I can't make my appointment and I need to reschedule?
A:We ask for 24 hour notice for a reschedule, simply give us a call or go to your patient portal and we will get you rescheduled
Q:6.What is orthopedics?
A:Orthopedics is the field of medicine that focuses on surgery on, or manipulation of, the musculoskeletal system.
Q:7.What is arthritis?
A:Inflammation of one or more joints, causing pain and stiffness that can worsen with age.
Q:8.What is an orthopedic doctor? What is an orthopedic surgeon?
A:a.Orthopedic surgeons are doctors who specialize in the musculoskeletal system - the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles that are so essential to movement and everyday life
Q:9.What is a physiatrist (physical medicine & rehabilitation physician)?
A: A Physiatrist treat a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons.
Q:10.What is a physician assistant?
A: PAs are medical professionals who diagnose illness, develop and manage treatment plans, prescribe medications, and often serve as a patient's principal healthcare provider. With thousands of hours of medical training, PAs are versatile and collaborative.
Q:11.What is a physical therapist?
A: Physical therapists are specialists in evaluating and treating disorders of the human body primarily by physical means. Whether the condition results from injury, disease or other causes, they focus primarily on those individuals who have disturbed function or impairment related to the musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiopulmonary, and integumentary (skin) systems.
Q:12.What is an occupational therapist?
A: Occupational Therapists are health care professionals specializing in occupational therapy and occupational science. OTs and occupational therapy assistants use scientific bases, and a holistic perspective to promote a person's ability to fulfill their daily routines and roles.
Physical therapists specialize in how the body moves. ... Occupational therapists are focused on treating things that keep patients from doing daily tasks.