FAQs: Reliable Physical Therapists in Vernon Hills

Do I need a referral?
Yes. The State of Illinois requires a prescription or referral from your physician, surgeon, osteopath, or chiropractor for physical therapy services. No physician referral or prescription is needed for Human Performance evaluation.
Does insurance cover physical therapy?
In most cases, yes. Check with your insurance provider to determine the benefit level, and to assure you receive the maximum benefits under your policy.
Do you accept Medicare?
Yes we do.
Does insurance cover human performance services?
No. But you have absolute access to human performance training – no referral is required by the state.
Is Praxis credentialed with my insurance network?
As this information changes regularly, call Praxis at 847-247-7200 to find out if and how your insurance covers your Praxis treatment.
What can I expect on my first visit to Praxis?
You should arrive approximately 15 minutes before your appointment to complete the necessary paper work. The initial evaluation and subsequent treatment will take an hour; follow- up visits are typically 30 minutes, but time of sessions will be determined by your physical therapist when he or she schedules your follow up appointment.
What should I bring to my initial visit?
You should bring comfortable workout clothes, including shoes and socks; the prescription from your physician; and your insurance card.
What is a D.P.T.?
Your physician will oversee your rehabilitation, which will be implemented by your Praxis physical therapist. After the initial evaluation, Praxis sends a detailed copy of the evaluation to your physician; and detailed communication of your progress continues between Praxis and your physician throughout your therapy. Beyond the physical work per se, Praxis will work with you to educate you on the necessities required to return you to optimal functioning as soon as possible.
The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) is a postbaccalaureate degree conferred upon successful completion of a doctoral level professional or postprofessional education program.