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Frequently Asked Questions
New patients must bring identification, your referral and insurance information. If under 18, a legal guardian must be present with you.
Yes, you can download Patient Forms, print and complete. If the forms are complete when you arrive, then you will only need to be here 10-15 minutes early. If the forms are not completed, please arrive 30-45 minutes early
If you are a new patient and you completed the patient forms prior to your arrival, then you will only need to be here 10-15 minutes early. If you have not completed the forms, please arrive 30-45 minutes early.
Wear loose fitting clothing; the doctor must be able to examine the area without restriction.
Yes, if you are having a procedure done, you may not be able to drive.
Bring a detailed list of medications, past medical history, doctor’s notes, x-rays, and MRIs.
Notify the office prior to your next schedule visit.
Yes, you are responsible for co-pays and deductibles.
Yes, the doctor with whom you made the appointment will see you.
Use ice for 10-15 minutes to relieve pain and to keep the swelling down.
You would only use heat for 10-15 minutes when the injury is no longer acute. Heat helps to restore range of motion and decrease soft tissue stiffness.
Maybe. The doctor will make a decision on whether a cast or a splint is the best for you. Severe fractures may require surgery.
We have X-ray and MRI onsite at Coastal Orthopedics Sports Medicine & Pain Management.
It is a good possibility that you may need restorative therapies. Coastal Orthopedics Sports Medicine & Pain Management has physical and occupational therapy at all our locations.