Physiotherapy in Mississauga FAQs

/Physiotherapy in Mississauga FAQs

Q: What is a Physiotherapist?

A: A physiotherapist is a rehabilitation specialist who is university trained not only in injury diagnosis and treatment, but also in injury prevention and exercise prescription.

Q: Do I need a doctor’s referral?

A: The physiotherapist does not need a referral from your doctor. However, your health insurance company might require it to authorise payment.

Q: How many visits will I need?

A: The treatment plan is unique to each individual. After the initial assessment, the physiotherapist will discuss the treatment plan customised to your rehabilitation process.

Q: Is Physiotherapy covered by my insurance plan?

A: Many private insurance plans tend to cover Physiotherapy treatments. Please check with your insurance provider to see what your coverage as it varies individually.

Q: What do I have to bring with me for my appointment?

A: Please bring any reports or other medical documentation that is relevant to your condition. If you have Health coverage also bring your extended health benefits card as we require that information to directly bill your insurer for your visit.

We ask that you to wear or bring clothing appropriate to the type and area of injury. Shorts and a t-shirt or tank top is usually sufficient.

Q: Do you accept WSIB or Motor Vehicle Accident patients?

A: Yes, we accept workplace insurance and auto insurance. Please remember to bring your claim number, insurance adjuster’s contact info, and all other relevant information to your initial appointment.