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What will my insurance company cover and how much do I have to pay?

Since insurance policies vary and are usually individually specific, you may be responsible for deductibles, co-pays, and/or coinsurance due at the time of your visit. Please call your insurance company if you have any questions regarding your policy and the benefits available to you for physical and occupational therapy, as well as DME (durable medical […]

What if I need to cancel an appointment?

As a courtesy to our staff and your fellow patients, we kindly request that everyone arrive promptly for their scheduled appointment. Showing up late for an appointment may result in an abbreviated or canceled treatment session. Seacoast Hand Therapy prides itself on allotting enough time for one-on-one personalized treatment sessions, therefore, a missed or late […]

How many treatments will I need?

This varies greatly with diagnosis, the severity of your condition, medical history, general health and adherence to your home exercise program. You and your treating therapist will usually discuss this during your first appointment.

What will a treatment be like?

Because no two people and no two conditions are the same, we cannot say what your treatment will consist of until you are evaluated. Generally, visits are comprised of a combination of manual or hands-on treatment, therapeutic exercise, and modality such as moist heat, ultrasound, or electrical stimulation. Also, prefab or custom splinting may be […]

What can I expect during my first visit?

Upon your arrival you will check in with our front desk personnel. For your convenience, the New Patient Introduction Letter and New Patient Registration Form may be downloaded and completed prior to your arrival. If you have not brought them with you, please arrive a few minutes early in order to complete these forms prior […]

Do I need to see a doctor first?

No. The State of Maine allows any person to receive physical and occupational therapy for 10 visits or 30 days (whichever comes first) without a referral from a physician. However, certain insurers and insurance policy types require a referral before treatment will be authorized. Worker’s compensation does not allow treatment without a doctor’s referral. If […]