According to New York State Law, in the State of New York, you are not required to have a doctor's or other appropriate healthcare provider's prescription to start therapy. You are required to have a prescription by a licensed medical doctor or other appropriate licensed healthcare provider after 30 days or 10 sessions of physical therapy, whichever comes first, if therapy is required beyond that point.
Some insurance companies require the patient have a prescription in order to receive reimbursement. It is recommended that patient's contact their insurance company to clarify what their specific requirements are.
Lotus Physical Therapy for Women, PLLC requires that all post surgical patients, postpartum patients who have just given birth and those who may be actively undergoing treatment for cancer have a medical doctor's or appropriate healthcare provider's up -to-date prescription in order to start physical therapy.
It is recommended that you contact the office for specific information regarding fees and insurance reimbursement.
Each patient is unique and has specific complaints and requirements. A thorough evaluation is performed during the patient's first session. If it is deemed necessary, at this time, with patient consent, an internal pelvic examination will be performed. Each step of the evaluation is explained to the patient in order to guide and support them through the process.
Questions that may arise will be answered and a treatment plan will be formulated based on the patient's findings, and their functional goals.
Treatment plans and goals are discussed by the therapist and patient to ensure a clear and collaborative effort in the patient's healing process.
Yes. All patients are instructed in home exercise and self-care programs that are custom formulated to their particular needs. These are regularly reviewed and updated to help ensure steady progress.
Yes. Lotus Physical Therapy for Women, PLLC is owned and operated solely by Luba Starostiak, PT.
All sessions are private and discreet. All sessions are one-on-one and are between 45 to 60 minutes.
Yes. Specialized, in-depth training is required beyond licensure of a physical therapist in the area of pelvic health in order to provide skilled and effective treatment.
Luba Starostiak, PT has decades of training and practice in the areas of Pelvic Health, Women's Health and Orthopedics. She also has been trained in treating males with pelvic dysfunction such as incontinence, constipation, pelvic pain and sexual dysfunction.
Feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions, inquiries, or if you're ready to embark on a journey towards improved well-being. Your path to holistic health and vitality starts here. I am here to provide you with personalized guidance, answer your queries, and assist you in taking the next steps on your transformative journey.