Sport Medicine and Physiotherapy Q&A
Optimize does not deal directly with WSIB or motor vehicle accident insurance claims.
No referral is needed to schedule a visit with our sport medicine specialists.
You do not need a referral from a doctor to see a physiotherapist although some extended health benefits require a referral from a doctor in order to reimburse you for physiotherapy expenses.
Yes, sport medicine visits are covered by OHIP with presentation of a valid health card (excludes specialized injections and procedures).
As with most Ontario clinics, physiotherapy is not covered by OHIP, however, almost all extended health benefits plans provide varying amounts of coverage for physiotherapy services.
An initial assessment with a physiotherapist will take approximately 1 hour and follow up visits vary between 40 minutes to an hour.
We do not direct bill private insurance companies. After every visit we will provide a detailed invoice that can be submitted to insurance companies for reimbursement.