Hunter Physiotherapy

FAQ

Q - Do I need a prescription from my doctor to come and see a physiotherapist?

A - No, you do not require a prescription to come and see a physiotherapist. However, many insurance plans do require a prescription from a physician before they will cover the service. Please check with your insurance provider as every plan is different.

Q - Do I need a prescription from my doctor to come and see a massage therapist?

No, you do not require a prescription to come and see a massage therapist. However, most insurance plans do require a prescription from a physician for massage therapy before they will cover the service. Please check with your insurance provider as every plan is different.

Q - Does Manitoba Health cover the cost of physiotherapy?

A - Manitoba Health does not cover physiotherapy at a private clinic. Most extended health insurance plans do cover all or a percentage of physiotherapy services. Please check with your insurance provider to see what your plan covers.

Q - Do you direct bill to insurance companies?

A - We direct bill to MPI, WCB, Blue Cross, Great West Life and Great West Life's Health SolutionsPlus and most other insurance companies.

Q - Do you perform acupuncture services?

A - Yes, we have physiotherapists and one massage therapist who are certified to perform acupuncture. Acupuncture is used only as a part of your physiotherapy treatment. The cost of acupuncture (acu tray fee) is in addition to the physiotherapy treatment charge.