Physical Therapy: Private sessions consist of one on one time with me in my home studio in West Bend, WI. An initial assessment is about 90 minutes and includes going through your intake forms, a thorough history, a movement screen, evaluation and treatment and education. We will work together to come up with a plan of care and discuss your goals for treatment. Follow up appointments are usually around 60 minutes, although can be longer if you are traveling from a distance. We will work together utilizing movement/exercise prescription, gentle manual therapy, learning body awareness principles, discussing habits, pain science education, goal-setting, stress management self-care, as well as other tools. ( breathing techniques, core integration, etc). Initial Assessment Pricing (90 minutes): $100 Follow-Up Appointments (60 minutes): $80
What to bring and wear? Prior to your appointment, download the new client intake form here and fill it out and bring along to the appointment. Please bring or wear shorts or clothes/pants you can easily move in (pants that roll up above the knee.) A notebook to jot down notes and questions is also a good idea.
What about insurance? I am often asked if I take insurance. The short answer to that question is no. You may attempt to submit a form to your insurance company for reimbursement as an out of network provider, but you will be responsible for payment at the time of service. I can give you a receipt if needed for documentation for HSA accounts. Many clients find it worthwhile to pay out of pocket to a fee for service provider, as they receive the benefit of one on one care for an hour or more. Physical therapy usually requires fewer visits than it would at a busier clinic, and by the time deductibles and co-pays are met (as well as time well spent!), people often find their expenses are the same or less. I will work with you to space out your appointments; most people do not come more than once per week. **If there is financial hardship, please contact me and we may be able to work out a sliding scale fee. Contact Me to make an appointment. In Wisconsin, you do not need a physician referral to see a physical therapist.
Group Classes: I offer a variety of small group classes, most often in the basement of my West Bend home. During the nicer weather, this allows us access to my backyard and variety of natural movement resources located there. I do occasionally offer classes (either as a workshop or ongoing class) at other area locations. The cornerstone of my classes is exploratory exercises, functional movement, yoga poses, reflexive core and body awareness work, although I bring in a variety of other resources. We may use Yoga Tune-Up massage balls during class, using the balls to access a variety of tissues on our bodies for self massage with movement. Please visit my "About" pages to learn more about these classes and the Group Class Schedule to see what is currently being offered.
Workshop/Series "On Demand" and Corporate Wellness: Contact me if your group is interested in a Workshop or workshop series. Workshops can be held in my home for a smaller group of 5-8 friends.. Another option is a workshop at your business or studio – I will come to you! Costs will vary depending on length of workshop, number of participants and/or travel time.
Corporate Wellness: I will work with your business to help employees begin using "Dynamic Workstations" in their office- using strategies to move more, move better and gain greater body awareness throughout the work day, which can improve both productivity and health/wellness goals. There are a variety of options available, including presentations, movement workshops and one on one time spent with employees at their workstation. Self care workshops for various methods of body- focused stress relief and focused awareness are an additional option. More information here.
Home Party Option: Gather a few friends, and I can come to your home (or mine) for a 1+ hour class on the use of Yoga Tune-Up Balls, or Intro to Exploratory Movement! Minimum of 5 participants, hostess is free. Contact me for pricing and more information.
Another option is a longer (2+ hour) topic specific workshop. Examples of these include:
Pain Primer- better understanding how pain works and what to do about it
Relax, Don't Do It! (focused on body awareness, breathing)
Get on the Ball (use of Yoga Tune-Up massage balls) or Soft Foam Roller
Don't Just Sit There (office movement makeover class)