As of January 1, 2014, California law under AB1000 allows licensed physical therapists to provide direct physical therapy evaluation and treatment services for a period of up to 45 calendar days or 12 visits, whichever occurs first, after which time a physical therapist may continue providing you with physical therapy treatment services only after receiving, from a person holding a physician and surgeon’s certificate issued by the Medical Board of California or by the Osteopathic Medical Board of California, or from a person holding a certificate to practice podiatric medicine from the California Board of Podiatric Medicine and acting within his or her scope of practice, a dated signature on the physical therapist’s plan of care indicating approval of the physical therapist’s plan of care and that an in-person patient examination and evaluation was conducted by the physician, surgeon or podiatrist.
Direct Access benefits our patients in that:
1. It allows you to expedite treatment, saving time and money.
2. Eliminates delays that can result in decreased functional outcomes and frustration.
3. Allows for earlier return to work and an earlier return to daily activities, reduce the need for long-term care by providing early intervention.
Studies show that immediate care for most injuries can reduce the healing time. We can refer you to a licensed MD, DPM, or other medical professionals for conditions/symptoms outside our scope of practice.
We will be happy to contact your insurance provider to determine your benefits in terms of direct access coverage. In many cases with direct access, insurance companies are now reimbursing because they realize that it costs less when you, our patient, have the choice to access physical therapy without delay. Our physical therapists will work with you to establish a plan of care that will accomplish your goals and maintain efficiency of treatment.
Proudly serving 28 cities in Riverside and surrounding Counties including corona, San Bernardine, Colton, Moreno Valley, Palm Springs, Temecula, and Los Angeles
Enter your email to get immediate solutions to your pain right now!
1.Beware of physical therapy offices that provide only a passive type of therapy such as using only hot/cold pack, massage, electrical stimulation and ultrasound. These treatments may feel good for a very short period afterwards, but they are not a cure to your problem.
2.Beware of physical therapist who do not teach you something new for your problem during each appointment, whether it be a new exercise or self-help tip.
Change positions regularly to give your muscles the rest needed to support you better when you return. If you’re sitting, stand up. If you’re bending over, stand and arch backward. A 60 second break every 20 minutes is ideal. Walk 30-minutes briskly on a flat surface. Its important to keep your body’s circulation working well. This helps to increase healing. If pain arises take breaks as needed.
Should your pain become severe, apply ice to the area for 20 minutes. Do not put directly on the skin.
Do not sit longer than 15 consecutive minutes.
Use foot ease, curb, etc. for one leg during prolonged standing to lower pressure on your back.
Sleep on your side with pillows between the knees or on your back with pillows under your knees.
“Dr. Javanmardi, or “Mike” as he is known to his patients, is a very caring person. He is always concerned for his patients and strives to eliminate, or at the very least to diminish their pain. He has a unique ability to use just the right touch or pressure, he is gentle, yet strong at the same time. He suggests exercises that the patients can use at home to help them strengthen pertinent musculature. He has excellent rapport with his patients, i.e. a great “bedside manner”, and demonstrates a genuine interest in helping them get better. I highly recommend him to anyone needing a physical therapist!”
“I can’t thank you enough Dr. Javanmardi for all the help in answering my questions about all the different insurance carriers, also for all the encouragement and positive attitude. I look forward to coming every week and being greeted by the politeness of the office manager Mitra. The centers atmosphere is pleasant . I really appreciate all the time you spend with me. Thank You.”
“Dr. Javanmardi’s PRIME Therapy and pain Center provides the best physical therapy ever. Dr. Javanmardi personally assesses and treats you, individually, according to your specific condition. His methods are targeted at your rehabilitation needs. Dr. Javanmardi truly cares and devotes himself professionally to each patient’s improvement and recovery. I have gained in core strength and overall flexibility, despite my neurological challenges. I highly recommend prime therapy and pain Central.”
Dan. R. Brooks, Ed, D.
“I am grateful for Dr. Hooman Mike Javanmardi and his courteous staff at the prime therapy and Pain Center. This year a work related injury that had sidelined me from being able to perform many of my life’s responsibilities. With Mike’s help and professional staff, I am back on track to a full recovery and have returned to work. He has been a positive influence for me during this difficult time. I recommend Prime Therapy in Riverside as a source of answers and quality treatment.”
“Hooman “Mike” javanmardi has my very highest recommendation for any physical therapy needs. He has literally worked wonders for me as I recuperated from a knee injury. He has “magic hands” when it comes to relieving pain and messaging damaged joints. In addition, he has restored balance and gait problems that I have had for many years!!! I made a great choice!!”
“Mike Javnmardi is currently working with me as I recuperate from post-knee replacement surgery. He has done wonders in restoring my range of motion after surgery and has done wonders in restoring my ability to walk properly. I have worked with other physical therapists in the past and find that Mr. Javanmardi provides a superior quality of real personal care that I did not find working with other physical therapists. I highly recommend Mr. Javanmardi as one of the finest physical therapists in the area.”
All of the personnel are friendly & easy to work with. The PTs & Assistants are knowledgeable & competent. The atmosphere is welcoming, facilities offers a range of equipment in a small but adequate space. Questions are answered. Patients Welfare is Primary.