This video shows Julie Peterson, a physical therapist from Creighton Therapy and Wellness, discussing what to look for in a physical therapist when you need one.

She explains there are a number of considerations to consider. You should consider the location of the physical therapy.

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You want to understand how other people feel about the location for physical therapy services. Your referral and insurance plan also matters when looking for a physical therapist.

You want to understand your in-network and out-of-network insurance benefits. This can help you determine the co-pay for which you may be responsible. You want to learn about physical therapists, including board certifications and specialty training. You may want to look for a physical therapist that specializes in your specific area of need.

You should consider how often you are going to need to see a physical therapist when you are deciding on the location. In addition, you should know the hours the therapy office is open. This may also help you determine if you want a location close to home or work.