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General Questions

When should I see a Physical Therapist?

Everyone has minor aches and pains that last a couple of days.  When the symptoms persist for a few days, Physical Therapy should be initiated.  Symptoms that re-occur may be due to biomechanical or musculoskeletal compensations that should be properly evaluated by a Physical Therapist for musculoskeletal integrity.

When can I start Physical Therapy?

We can generally schedule you within 24-48 hours.

What do you mean by comprehensive care?

Our level of care goes beyond your initial complaints.  A thorough evaluation of your injury is made, along with an analysis of your whole body that encompasses more than one injury site.  We believe that your body works as a whole and compensates for an injury over time.  After the evaluation, treatment (through manual therapy, Eastern Medicine, therapeutic exercises, etc.) is performed accordingly and the patient is properly educated.  We strive to eliminate your pains permanently because we understand that “living” is precious.

Do you accept Medicare?

We are contracted Medicare providers (Part B). 

Do I need a prescription for Physical Therapy?

Some PPO’s require a prescription from your physician.  Worker’s Compensation and Medicare patients require a prescription.  We will be happy to verify with your insurance company whether you need a prescription.


How do I determine my insurance?

We are happy to verify your insurance coverage and benefits prior to your therapy. We will advise you with the most accurate information and approximations available.

Can I pay cash (private pay)?

We do accept patients on a cash-paying basis. Your rate will depend on your specific program.

What insurance do you accept?

We accept most private insurances in addition to Medicare, and Workers Compensation. We do not accept HMOs. As a courtesy, we will happily check your insurance.

What do I bring on my first appointment?

Your Insurance card, Driver’s license or other picture ID, Comfortable loose clothing and shoes is preferred in which the Physical Therapist can do a proper examination.

What can I expect on my first appointment?

The first appointment lasts about an hour.  We will ask you to complete our intake forms prior to being evaluated by our Physical Therapist.  A thorough evaluation will be conducted and explained with a prognosis of how long Physical Therapy will be needed.  We will also initiate treatment on your first visit.  Subsequent treatments will last from one to two hours, depending on your treatment program.

What’s the average number of visits for Physical Therapy?

It depends on the diagnosis, severity, and a number of factors‚ but we are respectful of your schedule/life and we pride ourselves in our ability to provide faster recovery and with the best results.

Do you provide aquatic therapy?

Yes, we are one of the leading providers of aquatic therapy in the Santa Clarita Valley.  We provide aquatic therapy year around.

I’ve had chronic pain for years, can Physical Therapy help?

Yes, techniques such as myofascial release, joint mobilizations, postural/ergonomic education, and therapeutic exercises have shown to be very effective. Also, we provide aquatic therapy, and Eastern Medicine, which conjunctively has shown the most benefits to chronic pain - non-invasive procedure alternative to surgery.


What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is used to promote, maintain, and restore health by removing energy imbalances and harmonizing the bodies “Qi” (vital energy) that travels throughout your “meridian” or channels that are located from your toes to your hand to your head.  The Acupuncture points are all along the meridians and are used to stimulate the bodies Qi which cause an effect on the bodies nervous system, endocrine system (hormones), musculoskeletal system, and blood circulation to restore health and prevent disease.  This is carried out by the use of acupuncture needles, which are fine, disposable, and sterile or acupressure.

Do I need a prescription for Acupuncture?

No, a prescription is not needed.

Will my Health Insurance Pay for Acupuncture?

Insurance companies are offering coverage for Acupuncture, but unfortunately not all PPO’s.  We are happy to verify your insurance coverage and benefits prior to your Acupuncture appointment.

What is the average number of visits for Acupuncture?

The number of visits depends on the proper Eastern Medicine diagnosis and severity of the symptoms.  But you should feel a difference within 3 visits.

Does Acupuncture Hurt?

Acupuncture stimulates different sensations throughout your body.  Some may feel a dull sensation or a tingling/energy-like sensation.  The acupuncturist may use techniques to stimulate the needle to enhance its efficacy.  Acupuncture needles are very sterile and thin.

I am currently receiving Physical Therapy, Can I still get Acupuncture?

Yes, acupuncture is a very effective adjunct to Physical Therapy, which can enhance your outcomes and help you to reach your goals quicker.  One can also be treated for other ailment as he/she conducts Physical Therapy.

I’m afraid of needles, do you always include acupuncture in your treatments?

No, although Dr. Jahng is highly trained in eastern medicine, acupuncture is only used on a need-basis and only when appropriate/beneficial to recovery.

Schedule an Appointment

Give us a call to schedule an appointment.
(661) 254-0488