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What To Expect

During Your Initial Pelvic Physical Therapy Appointment

Your first appointment with our physical therapy team at Beyond Basics will begin with us asking questions in order to learn more about your pain and symptoms, as well as your medical history. This also provides us with the background and context we need to better understand your body and specific pain.

After our conversation, we’ll conduct a physical exam, which is a hands-on evaluation based on your symptoms. This might involve evaluating external and internal muscles, with the purpose being to trace your issue to its source(s) in order to alleviate pain.

These internal manual techniques are applied to structures of the pelvis, including the pelvic floor muscles, nerves, and bones (coccyx). As the patient, we want you to be as comfortable as possible and you have the right to refuse any treatment at any time without an explanation.

Your PT will also provide you with exercises to begin at home.

During Your Additional Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Appointments

Each session at Beyond Basics is one hour long with the physical therapist directly. We’ve found this is the ideal amount of time for the clarity, consistency, and results we are looking to help you obtain. We spend approximately 45 minutes or more on manual therapy (hands-on work) with you during each appointment and the remaining time providing any new exercises and talking about your progress.

Your symptoms should start to improve within 4 to 8 weeks (or sooner). Just like any other muscle, pelvic floor muscles can become sore following a new exercise routine, so it’s normal to experience some discomfort after the first few sessions. Your PT will always explain to you what to expect.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Which insurance providers do you work with?

We accept Cigna, United Healthcare, Aetna, and Oxford insurance out-of-network plans. Our billing staff will submit claims on your behalf. You can also make convenient monthly payments with various finance options with Care Credit. We offer our patients special interest-free financing of 6, 12, or 18 months. We also offer discounted package rates through Care Credit.

If you have specific questions about insurance coverage, financing, or financial assistance, please call our billing office at: 212.354.2622 or email

How many sessions will the treatment take with my physical therapist?

The number of sessions treatment will take varies among patients. Your Beyond Basics physical therapist will thoroughly discuss your treatment plan with you and will adjust it as needed.

What if I need to cancel or reschedule my appointment?

If you need to cancel, please let us know at least 24 business hours ahead of time. If you cancel with less than 24 business hours’ notice, we charge 60% of the appointment fee, which your insurance will not reimburse. If you arrive late or miss your appointment without notifying us, we charge the full fee for the session.

What should I wear to each session?

We ask that you wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes.

What will your treatments help with?

Our pelvic floor physical therapy manual treatments and exercises will help with muscle spasms, relieve trigger points (tight muscles), and address any other uncomfortable symptoms related to your condition. Our goal at Beyond Basics is to provide complete symptom relief and improve your quality of life.