Pediatric Physical Therapy FAQ
You have questions and Aspire Therapy Services has answers to your questions regarding our practice related to your child’s physical therapy needs.
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The 3 Most Common Questions
Why Aspire Therapy?
Excellent reputation as a pediatric physical therapist in Cincinnati, extensive experience with adaptive equipment and orthotic intervention, top-notch equipment.
Do you accept insurance?
We want our clinic to be run by therapists, not by insurance companies. As a fee-for-service clinic we are able to design the treatment plan that you are looking for, without restrictions on visits, time, goals, or interventions. We keep our rates low so that families can participate in our clinic structure.
How’s Aspire Therapy different?
Aspire represents a passion for trying new things, using a sound knowledge base, and celebrating the child and family.
Questions Specific To Our Practice:
What does your physical therapist do during a therapy session?
- Works with your child one-on-one to achieve strengthening, flexibility, stability, and function. We incorporate a variety of treatment interventions to ensure we are working on the goals you and your child come to us with.
What are your credentials?
- Ohio (OPTA) licensed physical therapist and National (APTA) board-certified clinical specialist in pediatric physical therapy.
How much experience do you have?
- 20 years! Time goes by fast when you’re having fun!
Where are you located?
- Within the May We Help facility in Mariemont on Wooster Pike.
How long does a single therapy session last?
- Anywhere from 30 minutes to 2 hours, based on the individual plan of care. Every child and family has a different treatment plan!
How long do you see your patients?
- That also depends on the individual treatment plan. Some kids come in for “tune-ups”, for summer therapy, or for prolonged treatment intervals.
What are the most common disabilities you treat?
- Cerebral palsy, neuromuscular disorders (spinal muscular atrophy, etc.), other neurological disorders.
What types of equipment to physical therapist use?
- Universal Exercise Unit/Spider Cage, Pilates Reformer, Treadmill, and a variety of cutting edge adaptive equipment.
Why do you feel we should pick you over other physical therapists in the Cincinnati area?
- Excellent reputation as a pediatric physical therapist in Cincinnati with many years of experience in a variety of settings and age-ranges, extensive experience with adaptive equipment, and orthotic intervention, and we have top-notch equipment.
What forms of payment do you accept?
- Fee-for-service clinic accepting credit card, HSA, FSA, personal checks, county vouchers, and reimbursement from a variety of local and state funding resources.
When is payment due?
- At the time of service.
Why don’t you accept insurance?
- We want our clinic to be run by therapists, not by insurance companies. As a fee-for-service clinic we are able to design the treatment plan that you are looking for, without restrictions on visits, time, goals, or interventions. We keep our rates low so that families can participate in our clinic structure.
Do you use a Pilates Reformer?
- Yes! We are the only pediatric clinic in Cincinnati to use this intervention in children with disabilities.
Do you have a universal exercise unit?
- Yes! This is a well-known treatment intervention for a variety of diagnoses, including cerebral palsy.
Do you treat adults?
- Yes! We do treat adults who have chronic issues as a result of long term disability. As our children with lifelong disability age, they continue to benefit from a physical therapist who has a pediatric background.
Do you offer speech therapy or occupational therapy?
- We do not, but we do collaborate with fantastic therapists in our area!
Are you familiar with SPINRAZA® (nusinersen)?
- Yes, we do have kids that take Spinraza for the treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy. With the recent advances in treatment, strengthening for this group is essential and effective!
We are sure you have questions for us. No worries, we completely understand.
Feel free to call or email us anytime.
You can also complete any form on our website and we will be in touch shortly.
For The Following Diagnoses
- Cerebral Palsy
- Muscular Dystrophies
- Down Syndrome
- Toe Walking
- Motor Skill Delays
- Spina Bifida
- Hypermobility Syndrome
- Stroke & Hemiplegia
- Neuromuscular Disorders
We do not limit our physical therapy services to the disabilities listed above. We also provide physical therapy services for adults with chronic issues due to long-term disability.
Where Are We Located?
Lisa Davison is the Physical Therapist on staff and owner of Aspire Therapy Services.
Lisa has 20 years of experience in the pediatric clinical field.
When she isn’t at home with her family in Cincinnati, you just might find her in a under-developed country volunteering her expertise to those in need. Ecuador and Santo Domingo are a couple of her favorite places to volunteer her time and knowledge.
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