- 1. Q: Why do I need Aquatic Physical Therapy?
Your doctor and /or physical therapist is recommending aquatic therapy because exercising on land is too difficult for you
at this time. The special properties of water will allow you to maximize your exercise potential and facilitate a more
efficient and less painful transition to land-based exercises and ultimately a faster recovery.
Q: Will my insurance plan cover Aquatic Physical Therapy?
is great variability among insurance carriers and plans. We will be happy to contact your carrier to verify your coverage.
All Aquatic therapy sessions must be pre-approved by your insurance company. In addition, we will need a prescription from
your doctor to process this request.
- 3. Q: How long will I need Aquatic Physical
A: Each patient has individual needs and the duration of aquatic
therapy will vary from person to person depending on their progress. Some patients see results in as little as 2-3 sessions,
while others require 10-12 sessions or more.
Note: Third party payers typically authorize
only 2-3 visits at a time. Therefore, the patient must show progress in the pool in order to justify further aquatic sessions
and payment by their insurance.
- 4. Q: Where will I go to attend Aquatic Physical
A: Active Physical Therapy & Associates conveniently
offers aquatic classes at the swimming facility located in the In-Shape: Tracy Blvd. (101 South Tracy Blvd.,
- 5. Q: Do I need to be a member of In-Shape: - Tracy Blvd. in
order to participate in Aquatic Physical Therapy?
A: No, a membership to In-Shape:
Tracy Blvd. is not required to participate in Aquatic Physical Therapy. You will however need to sign in at
the front desk upon each arrival to the sports club and sign a waiver of liability form.