FAQ
(Frequently Asked
  Questions)
  • RELIEVE PAIN AND SUFFERING
  • FACILITATE HEALING
  • IMPROVE FUNCTIONAL STATUS
  • PROMOTE WELLNESS
  • PROVIDE GUIDANCE FOR PREVENTION

 


 

 


 

How do I arrange my first appointment?
It’s easy!
Call Ho Physical Therapy: 310-278-5337
Fax: 310-278-6204

- Office hours: Mon, Wed, &Fri: 8am-12:30pm, 1:30pm-7pm
                     Tues &Thurs: 8am-1pm

 



What should I bring to my first appointment?

• Insurance Card
• Physical Therapy prescription/referral from a physician
• Picture ID
• List of medications
• Reports from any diagnostic tests (For example: X-rays, MRI, EMG)
• Loose, comfortable clothing & exercise shoes.
• Any brace or prosthesis, if applicable
• Ho Physical Therapy Patient intake paperwork
• Due to the severe allergy season, Ho PT would greatly appreciate that you not wear any perfume or scented body lotion during your treatment sessions


 

 

 


What is involved in a physical therapy session?

A physical therapy session may consist of any or all of the following:
• Neuromuscular and skeletal evaluation with ongoing assessment
• Functional training
• Postural rehabilitation
• Massage and joint mobilization to promote proper movement and function
• Exercises to address strength, endurance, and/or coordination
• Ultrasound, hot paraffin wax, hot packs, and ice packs
• Light Therapy
 

 

 

 

 


What is a D.P.T.?

D.P.T. stands for Doctor of Physical Therapy and refers to an individual who has achieved the highest entry-level training in the profession of physical therapy. The D.P.T. expands upon the former master’s curriculum with further training in differential diagnosis, pharmacology, radiology/imaging, health care management, prevention/wellness health promotion, histology, and pathology.

 

 

 


How long is each session?

• The initial evaluation and treatment usually last over an hour.
• For each subsequent appointment, it usually lasts approximately an hour.
 

 

 

 

 


Do you validate for parking?

Unfortunately we do not validate for parking. There are numerous options for parking:
• Our office building has a valet parking lot. (They charge $2.50 every 15 minutes; maximum of $20.00.  Cash Only.  No parking validation)
• Street parking (meter)
• Beverly Hills public parking lot –Located on Bedford Drive at corner of South Santa Monica Blvd. (First 2 hour free parking)
 

 

 

 

 

 
What about insurance?

• Ho Physical Therapy is part of the Medicare network.
• We are out of network for all other insurance providers.
• For further information, please call the billing department.
 

 

 

 


Can you send me the paperwork in advance?

Yes. You can click here to download the form. Please fill them out and bring them with you to your first scheduled appointment.
 

 

 


What if I have more questions?

No problem, feel free to give us a call at 310-278-5337 or email us at frontdesk@hophysicaltherapy.com

 


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