Do you work with blue cards from state health insurance?
Yes, since the private practice is formed we have contract with the state health insurance fund.
After how many therapies would I feel better?
Results from the therapies can be visible after the first few days, but significant improvements may be seen after receiving the whole treatment given by the doctor.
What is physical therapy?
Physical therapists provide services that develop, maintain and restore people’s maximum movement and functional ability. They can help people at any stage of life, when movement and function are threatened by ageing, injury, diseases, disorders, conditions or environmental factors.
How much does one treatment last?
Depending on the therapy. Normally one treatment lasts from 40 minutes up to 1 hour per day.
When should I start with the physical therapy?
Therapy may begin immediately after showing the referral to the doctor, if you are using public healthcare. If public healthcare is not your option than physical therapy can be started immediately. For some injuries therapies can be conducted while patient still wears the orthopedic cast.
How to schedule appointment?
Examination and therapy can be appointed using the public healthcare program “mojtermin”, if public healthcare is your option. If you are not using public healthcare you can make the appointment using the online form or via telephone.
Do I need a referral for the physical therapy?
Yes if you intend to receive the treatment under the health insurance fund of R. Macedonia. If not, than you are in no need of a referral from your family doctor.
How often should I participate in physical therapy?
Best practice for regular therapy is once on 6 months.
Am I allowed to participate in physical therapy treatments besides my health issues?
Depending on the health issues. Best thing you can do is to tell the doctor all health issues before starting the therapy.
How many visits to the private practice do I need?
On average 10 days, but there are therapies lasting from 5 up to 15 days.
What should I do during and after the physical therapy?
During the therapy it is not recommended to make physical effort, meaning to rest as much as possible. After the therapy finishes it is also recommended to rest. Please consult the doctor as each therapy may require different engagement from the patient.