ABSOLUTE PHYSIOCARE BLOG
January 3 2014
Do I need a doctor’s referral to see a healthcare practitioner?
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No, you do not require a doctor’s referral to see any of our therapists. However, some insurance companies may require a doctor’s referral for reimbursement. Please check with your insurance company to Read More


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September 30 2014
If my doctor has provided a referral to another clinic, can I still come to you?
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Yes, you can definitely come and see our physiotherapists as this happens very often.  We have received wonderful feedback from our clients in regards to the time we spend and Read More


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September 30 2014
How many visits will I need?
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On your first session at our Burnaby Physio Clinic a detailed examination will be provided to determine the nature of your injury and your personal goals will be discussed. The therapist Read More


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September 30 2014
Do I need to bring anything to my appointment?
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Please bring your CareCard number Wear or bring a comfortable pair of shorts if you are injury is in your lower body (hip, knee or ankle) For females, wear or Read More


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September 30 2014
Does my private health care insurance plan cover my treatments?
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You will need to contact your extended health provider to find out this information in regards to what your plan covers. Some plans do require a doctor’s referral for physiotherapy/massage therapy/chiropractic Read More


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September 30 2014
Does MSP cover my treatments?
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If you qualify for Premium Assistance with the Medical Services Plan, a total of 10 subsidized treatments are shared between physiotherapy, massage therapy, acupuncture, naturopathy and chiropractic. For example, you can Read More


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September 30 2014
Does ICBC cover my treatments?
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ICBC – We accept ICBC claims for physiotherapy, massage therapy, chiropractic and active rehabilitation if your coverage is approved. ICBC covers a portion of your therapy and you would be responsible to Read More


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September 30 2014
Does WCB cover my treatments?
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We accept WorkSafe BC claims for physiotherapy if your coverage is approved. We directly bill WorkSafe BC for your treatments; therefore, you are not responsible for any payments. Read More


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September 30 2014
What is physiotherapy and how can I benefit from it?
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Physiotherapists are university trained healthcare professionals specialized in analyzing the body’s movement and function. The profession is committed to health, lifestyle and quality of life. Physiotherapy (Physical Therapy) will help reduce Read More


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September 30 2014
Is there parking at the clinic?
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There is ample free underground parking, as well as wheelchair accessible entrance to the office via elevators. We are walking distance from Lougheed Skytrain Station. We are located in NorthGate Village Read More


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