Category Archives: Insurance and your healthcare dollar

24 Tue

How to pick the right physiotherapist

How to pick the right physiotherapist Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI   First, with the Direct Access law, you can go see a physiotherapist without having to see a physician. And you have your choice of who to see, you don’t have to see the physiotherapist that...
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02 Tue

Get a physiotherapy checkup

Get a physiotherapy checkup Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI   You go to your primary medical doctor for an annual checkup.  You go to your dentist for a checkup twice a year.  Why not go to a physiotherapist for a checkup? Physiotherapists are movement specialists.  We hold...
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20 Mon

We need your help

We need your help       At Professional Physical Therapy and Training, we pride ourselves on using evidenced based and cutting edge treatment techniques, one of which is dry needling. Unfortunately, there has been a movement among acupuncturists to stop physical therapists from using this effective and safe form of...
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14 Tue

Physical Therapy Specializations

Physical Therapy Specializations Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI   You wouldn’t go to an OB/GYN for treatment of your glaucoma. Medical doctors go through specialization.  An orthopedic surgeon is better equipped to treat an arthritic knee than an internal medicine specialist. The same is for physiotherapists, you...
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09 Thu

Physical Therapy is just as good as surgery for a common back problem

Physical Therapy is just as good as surgery for a common back problem Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI   In a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine in April 2015, physical therapy can be just as good as surgery for spinal stenosis.  So you can...
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