St. John's Physiotherapy FAQs
There are a few different ways that you can have physiotherapy covered in St. John’s:
Do you have extended health coverage?
If you have extended health benefits, you can use them to cover the cost of your physiotherapy appointments. Many clinics in St. John’s, Newfoundland offer direct billing services allowing you to avoid extra paperwork!
Were you injured at work?
If you suffered an injury at work you should be eligible to have your treatment covered by WorkplaceNL. After your injury, you will need to report your injury to a healthcare worker and fill out some forms detailing your injury. Once this is completed WorkplaceNL will approve you for physiotherapy and you may begin completing appointments.
Were you in a motor vehicle accident?
If you sustained an injury as a result of a motor vehicle accident, your car insurance company may cover your physiotherapy. If you have sustained an accident make sure to call your provider to ask about physiotherapy coverage.
Yes, many clinics in St. John’s offer telehealth services. During your virtual appointment, your therapist will take your history, have you perform some physical tests, look at your workspace and teach you exercises.
Virtual cure visits are also covered by most insurance plans.
Physiotherapists in St. John’s treat many different acute and chronic injuries. Some of these injuries include:
- Neck pain
- Low back pain
- Rotator cuff injuries and frozen shoulder
- Tennis elbow
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Hip and knee arthritis
- ACL tears
- Ankle sprains
- Plantar fasciitis
- Post-fracture rehab
- Post-surgical rehab