Physical Therapy FAQs

Kinetic Physical Therapy FAQs

Welcome to Kinetic Physical Therapy and Wellness’ Physical Therapy FAQs page, your go-to resource for answers to all your questions about physical therapy in Greenville, NC. We understand that embarking on a journey to improve your physical health can come with a lot of inquiries, and we’re here to provide clarity every step of the way.

At Kinetic Physical Therapy and Wellness, we’re dedicated to empowering you with the information and resources needed to embark on your journey to better health. Explore our FAQs page to find answers to your questions, and don’t hesitate to reach out to our team for personalized guidance and support. Your path to wellness starts here.

We are a team of Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech Therapists who are crazy about helping you make your life better.

Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothes and closed toe shoes.  If you are coming on a work day, we have areas for you to change clothes.

If you’ve had an X-ray or MRI, please bring the results with you, or we can get it from your physician.  An X-ray or MRI is Not needed to start therapy however.  Your therapist will do a comprehensive assessment at your first visit.  If it is felt that additional imaging is needed, your therapist will collaborate with your physician.

We provide a variety of specialty treatments, and we will customize a program that combines the best techniques that are specific for your condition.  Some of our common treatments are therapeutic exercises, soft tissue massage, joint mobilizations, aquatic therapy in our heated salt water pool, instruction in home strategies, trigger point dry needling, lymphedema treatment, women’s pelvic health therapy, and more.  Your treatment will be hands on and one on one with your therapist

At Kinetic, you will have the same therapist that you start with.  Our therapists with similar specialties do work in small teams so that if your therapist is absent or if you have a scheduling conflict we can still provide you with the same care. 

Generally, your initial visit will be 1 hour since your therapist will do a comprehensive assessment, explain to you their professional recommendations for treatment, and get you started with things you can benefit from right away. Follow up sessions are typically 45 minutes to an hour depending on your condition.

Your therapist will begin by asking you lots of questions about your health. These will include specific questions about your condition and any symptoms that led you to see them. The details you give will help your physical therapist assess whether you are likely to benefit from physical therapy. It also will help them choose the treatments that are most likely to help you.


Your therapist also will ask you specific questions about your home or work setting, your health habits and activity level, and your leisure and sports interests. Their goal is to help you become as active and independent as possible and return to the activities you enjoy.

Your physical therapist will perform a detailed exam. Depending on your symptoms and condition, your physical therapist may evaluate your:

  • Strength.
  • Flexibility.
  • Balance.
  • Coordination.
  • Posture.
  • Blood pressure.
  • Heart and respiration rates
  • Pain 

Most treatment plans are 2-3 visits per week but this will vary based on your condition and your goals.  Treatment plans are usually between 4-12 weeks.  We realize everyone is unique, so your therapist will create your plan based on your individual needs and schedule.

We are in network with most insurance carriers. Most insurers cover therapy services. We will typically get your basic insurance information prior to your first visit so that you can be informed in advance if there is any concern that your insurance would not cover your therapy services.

1540 East Arlington Blvd. Closer to the end of Firetower Rd.  We are across the street from the Children’s World Childcare Center.

Your cost for services is determined by your insurance plan.  Check out our Guide to Insurance for more information on how insurance works.

A referral is not required to see a Physical Therapist. To see an Occupational or Speech Therapist however, a referral is required.

We recommend that the therapist has an initial evaluation. Afterwards a treatment plan will be

Typically our therapist will spend 45 mins to one hour in a session.

Sure. Ask a family member or trusted friend to go with you to your appointment. They can help you remember details from your health history and take notes to help you remember what was discussed during your visit.

Other tips to remember:

Write down any questions you might have already.  We want to answer all of your questions.

Don’t forget your photo ID and any insurance cards you might have.  We know insurance can be tricky to understand at times but we are experienced in working with your insurer and can get the information to process your claim better when we have the information.

Arrive early for your appointment so we can do any preliminary work and start with your session right on time.  Our therapists have the luxury of having one on one time with you

Relax! We are easy going people who love what we do.  We look forward to helping you live well, move more, and hurt less.

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Cryotherapy FAQs

Kinetic Physical Therapy’s cutting-edge Cryotherapy services in Greenville, NC, where we harness the power of cold therapy to revitalize your body, enhance recovery, and unleash your full potential. Step into our state-of-the-art cryotherapy chamber and experience a transformative journey towards optimal wellness.

Cryotherapy involves exposing the body to extreme cold temperatures for a short duration to stimulate various physiological responses. At Kinetic Physical Therapy, our cryotherapy treatments utilize controlled cold therapy to trigger systemic responses that promote healing, reduce inflammation, and accelerate recovery.

Cryotherapy involves exposing the body to extremely cold temperatures for a short duration, typically in a controlled chamber. This exposure triggers a range of physiological responses, including vasoconstriction followed by vasodilation, which can help reduce inflammation, promote healing, and provide pain relief.

Accelerated Recovery: Whether you’re an athlete striving to recover from intense workouts or an individual seeking relief from chronic pain, cryotherapy can expedite your body’s natural healing process, allowing you to bounce back faster and stronger.

Pain Management: Say goodbye to stubborn aches and pains with cryotherapy’s analgesic effects. By numbing irritated nerves and reducing inflammation, our cryotherapy sessions offer effective pain relief without the need for medication.

Improved Performance: Enhance your athletic performance and maximize your potential with cryotherapy’s ability to boost circulation, increase oxygenation to muscles, and promote optimal muscle function. Experience improved endurance, strength, and agility like never before.

Enhanced Mood and Well-being: Feel rejuvenated and invigorated as cryotherapy releases endorphins, the body’s natural mood enhancers. Say goodbye to stress, fatigue, and mental fog as you emerge from our cryotherapy chamber feeling refreshed and revitalized.

Skin Rejuvenation: Achieve a youthful glow and radiant complexion with cryotherapy’s skin rejuvenating benefits. Stimulate collagen production, tighten pores, and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles for smoother, healthier-looking skin.

Yes, cryotherapy is generally considered safe when performed by trained professionals in a controlled environment like ours at Kinetic Physical Therapy and Wellness. Our staff are certified and experienced in administering cryotherapy treatments, ensuring your safety and comfort throughout the session.

A typical cryotherapy session lasts between two to three minutes. During the session, you’ll enter a cryotherapy chamber wearing minimal clothing to allow maximum skin exposure. You’ll experience a rapid drop in temperature, which may feel intense but is well-tolerated by most individuals. Our staff will be present to guide you through the process and address any concerns you may have.

At Kinetic Physical Therapy, we prioritize your safety, comfort, and satisfaction above all else. Our experienced team of certified professionals will guide you through every step of your cryotherapy experience, ensuring optimal results and a personalized treatment plan tailored to your unique needs and goals.

Occupational Therapy FAQs

At Kinetic Physical Therapy and Wellness, our dedicated occupational therapy team is committed to helping you overcome obstacles, achieve your goals, and live life to the fullest. Contact us today to learn more about how occupational therapy can make a positive difference in your life or the life of your loved ones.

Occupational therapy focuses on enabling individuals to participate in meaningful activities or occupations necessary for daily life. Our occupational therapists at Kinetic Physical Therapy and Wellness empower clients to overcome physical, cognitive, or emotional challenges, helping them regain independence and improve their quality of life.

Our skilled occupational therapists are trained to address a wide range of conditions, including but not limited to: hand injuries, stroke rehabilitation, developmental disorders, arthritis, and workplace injuries. Whether you’re recovering from surgery, managing a chronic condition, or seeking to enhance your daily functioning, our customized occupational therapy programs can cater to your specific needs.

During your occupational therapy sessions, you’ll work closely with our therapists to identify your goals and develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your unique needs and circumstances. Depending on your objectives, sessions may include therapeutic exercises, adaptive equipment training, sensory integration techniques, and activities of daily living (ADL) training to improve your functional abilities and enhance your independence.

In many cases, a referral from a physician or healthcare provider is not required to initiate occupational therapy services at Kinetic Physical Therapy and Wellness. Our team offers direct access to occupational therapy, allowing you to schedule an appointment and begin your journey towards improved function and independence without delay. However, insurance requirements may vary, so we recommend contacting us for verification and assistance with insurance coverage.

Occupational therapy can benefit individuals of all ages by addressing unique challenges and promoting participation in meaningful activities. For children, occupational therapy may focus on enhancing developmental skills, improving sensory processing, and fostering independence in activities such as play, school, and self-care. For adults, occupational therapy may target rehabilitation following injury or illness, ergonomic assessments for workplace modifications, and strategies for managing daily tasks despite physical or cognitive limitations.