Frequently Asked Questions

Tri-State Rehabilitation and Sports Center has two convenient locations. Both clinics have morning and late afternoon appointments available to meet the demands of your busy schedule. Appointments can be made by calling either of our offices directly.

Putnam: (860)-963-2174

Danielson: (860) 774-7001

Please have your prescription (if applicable) and insurance card available when you call. This will allow us to verify your insurance benefits.

Tri-state Rehabilitation and Sports Center’s well-trained, professional staff leads with a forward thinking Patient First philosophy that is applied to all aspects of our operations. This way of practice demonstrates the commitment that our dedicated caregivers have for the people that they work for, YOU.

   What does this mean exactly?

  • We ensure that you will have access to the information you need to make the best health care choices for you and your family.
  • We listen attentively to your needs, while calming any worries or uncertainties.
  • We understand that life is difficult after an injury, and will provide you exceptional support for the daily challenges involved during your recovery.
  • We promise open, honest communication with you and other members of your health care team.
  • We inform and educate you about treatment options and the course of care.
  • We make decisions based on the best interests of you and your family. We also involve you in these decisions.
  • We are focused on improving your health, your well-being and, most of all, your quality of life.

In order to receive physical therapy, you need to obtain a prescription from a healthcare provider. This provider may also suggest a specific rehabilitation company or provide you with a list of physical therapists in your area. In some cases, your insurance company will guide you to the “In Network” providers that are included in your insurance plan. But, the final decision as to where you receive rehabilitation care is up to you.

Be sure to let your healthcare provider or insurance company know that Tri-State Rehabilitation and Sports Center is your first choice when it comes to rehabilitation. We participate in many insurance plans. However, if Tri-State Rehabilitation and Sports Center is not in your network, look into whether your plan has out-of-network benefits that will allow you to receive our first rate services with some level of benefit. We appreciate your interest in Tri-State Rehabilitation and Sports Center and we would love to work with you on your return to an active lifestyle.

Physical therapists are experts in restoring movement and function. After examining the patient, therapists create comprehensive programs focused on total body care, injury prevention, as well as safe and timely returns to work, life or sports. Depending on the needs of a particular patient, physical therapist may mobilize a joint, provide soft tissue work to a muscle, or perform a corrective exercise to restore normal movement patterns and function.

Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) is an occupational therapist or physical therapist who has a minimum of five years of clinical experience, including 4,000 hours or more of direct practice in hand therapy. In addition, the Certified Hand Therapist has successfully passed a comprehensive test of advanced clinical skills and theory in upper quarter rehabilitation. Because of changes in the profession, every CHT is required to demonstrate continued professional development and competency by recertifying every five years.

Physical therapy is the healthcare profession that helps individuals whose movement and function are adversely affected by aging, injury, disease, or environmental factors. Together with the help of physical therapists, these patients work towards the goals of relieving pain, as well as developing, maintaining, and restoring maximum movement and functional ability.

The cornerstones of physical therapy treatment are therapeutic exercise, manual therapy, and functional training. Physical therapy, which has many specialties such as sports medicine, industrial, orthopedic, and pediatrics, is available in many settings; outpatient clinics, offices, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, extended care facilities, private homes, schools, hospitals, industrial workplaces, and fitness centers.

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