Thank you for choosing Central Valley Physical Therapy for your physical therapy needs. We have put together some information to help you prepare for your first visit.
Please arrive 15-20 minutes before your scheduled appointment time if you will be completing the new client paperwork in the office. For your convenience, we also have this paperwork online if you would like to complete it ahead of time.
You can download those forms here: Forms
Please wear or bring comfortable, loose fitting clothing that will allow the therapist to expose the affected regions of the body. Exercise wear such as sweats, t-shirts, and shorts are recommended.
Please bring to your appointment:
During your first visit or evaluation, a licensed physical therapist will examine you and discuss your medical history, why you are seeking physical therapy care and any other concerns. Please plan to be in our facility for 60-90 minutes for your first appointment. Your therapist can tell you how long each follow-up appointment will be, usually 60 minutes. Your therapist will complete a series of tests and measures; for example measuring flexibility and strength, as well as your ability to perform specific functional activities. Following the examination, your therapist will review their finding with you and with your input, outline a treatment plan and therapy goals designed to help you recover and get back to your regular activities as quickly as possible.
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"strongKudos to physical therapistsstrongWith the city coming out of bankruptcy, the San Joaquin Delta polluted by hyacinth, and national news reporting doom and gloom, the last place I expected to find a welcome change of pace was Central Valley Physical Therapy especially considering the assurance that my success there depended on the degree to which I would let them hurt meThroughout 34 sessions of literally pushing me through scar tissue after total knee replacement in May, the entire staff at Central Valley Therapy in Stockton was remarkably competent and caring Not once did I sit in the waiting room more than five minutes Not once did I find my therapist and his many assistants anything but attentive and engaging Not once did I dread going back for moreHopefully, Central Valley Therapy staff goes home with a sense of professional accomplishment, feeling appreciated Their services strengthen weak muscles, provide stability to wobbly legs and lift the spirits of patrons in need Stockton is fortunate to be home to a business so welcoming and worthwhile"~ Ginny