Good news for NYU students. As of the 2017-2018 school year, Thrive Integrated Physical Therapy is now contracted with your student health insurance plan. What does this mean to you? Well, in addition to the services provided by your student health center, you can now come to outpatient physical therapy at our facility using your student health insurance. Getting skilled physical therapy at our boutique downtown location has never been more affordable or convenient for NYU students. As individual student plans do vary, please give us a call so we can check on your benefits and go over the cost with you. Give us a call, your physical health is important to us.
Hello friends. It’s that time again…a new year! With it comes the promise of new commitments, resolutions made for health and fitness, and renewed zeal and engagement in activity . We at Thrive want to be part of your move towards greater activity, and are here as your musculoskeletal experts to answer questions, prepare you for sport, and help you heal aches and pains. That said, I must warn you of a lurking impediment to your wellness. You’ve guessed it, the NEW DEDUCTIBLE. Spending time and money on your care is less appealing when it’s an out of pocket cost, and we are intimately familiar with financial stressors and the challenge to access care when it’s at your own expense. So, without further ado, I am going to make the case for coming to physical therapy (PT) early, and argue why it might save you money, lost time, and pain (both literal and figurative) on the back end. For the purposes of discussion, we’ll focus on low back pain management. Anecdotally and empirically, back pain is one of the leading reasons persons come in to PT. In addition to being difficult physically, emotionally, and financially on the individual, it’s can […]