Everything you want to know about ART Therapy
Active Release Techniques Therapy FAQs and Answers
How much is an Active Release Techniques session?
Active Release Technique is usually part of an individualized treatment plan that includes other services. The cost of an ART treatment by itself is: $50 per 15 minute session. Most patients with ART as part of their treatment plan do not have more than a 15 minute ART session. The length of the session is based on the patient’s specific injury and treatment goals.
Does Active Release Techniques Therapy (ART Therapy) hurt?
Active Release Technique should not hurt. You should tell your provider immediately if the treatment crosses the line from uncomfortable to painful—especially if it is intense. Some of the motions your ART provider may ask you to do might cause temporary muscle discomfort. You may be sore after a treatment session similarly to after completing a strength training exercise.
Any pain or discomfort greater than soreness is extremely rare after an ART session and your provider should be notified.
Is Active Release Techniques treatment covered by insurance?
Active Release Techniques therapy treatments are NOT covered by insurance.
A health savings account (HSA) may be used to pay for lab fees if they are part of medical care, according to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). A patient may also submit a claim to their insurance company for potential partial or full reimbursement of lab work.
We accept Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and Flexible Savings Accounts (FSAs) to pre-pay these services in advance. We will provide you with all of the required receipts to submit these services. Please note that most HSAs and FSAs will allow you to pre-pay for these services in advance. However, it is the account holder’s responsibility to determine the limitations with their contact person who holds these specific guidelines.
For many other services at our office, we are in-network with various insurance companies. We will run your insurance benefits prior to your first appointment so that you know what is covered before receiving treatment.
How many Active Release Techniques treatments are required to resolve my condition?
Every patient is different. On average, ART patients at Loehr Health Center see results between two to six visits. Some patients may be asked to complete “homework” like at-home exercises between ART sessions and take an active role in their recovery. More severe cases may require more sessions before patients experience greater relief.
What is your cancellation policy?
Loehr Health Center is committed to providing all of our patients with exceptional care. When a patient cancels without giving enough notice, they prevent another patient from being seen. Please call us at 417-887-8075, 24 hours prior to your scheduled appointment to notify us of any changes or cancellations. If prior notification is not given, you will be charged for the missed appointment.