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Making the Most of Telehealth Options at UM Charles Regional Rehabilitation


The need for physical therapy doesn’t subside in light of a global pandemic or our now-socially-distant reality, but the team at UM Charles Regional Rehabilitation is ready to help. 

Thanks to the ever-evolving array of technology available to us, this experienced team is able to provide physical therapy and hand therapy services to patients without putting anyone’s health at risk during these unprecedented times. Patients are able to complete evaluations, guided exercises, have pressing questions answered, and more — all through telehealth offerings now available at UM Charles Regional Rehabilitation and other UM Charles Regional practices in the area. Read on to learn more.

Insurance Coverage for Telehealth Appointments

In most cases, telehealth appointments are treated the same as in-person appointments; however, specific questions regarding insurance coverage should be discussed in your call with the UM Charles Regional Rehabilitation team member, especially if you’re a first-time patient who is unable to receive a referral from your physician.

In-Person Appointments Are Still Available

Although telehealth technology is making it possible for practices such as UM Charles Regional Rehabilitation to work directly with patients in new, “socially distant” ways, there are simply conditions and treatments that require in-person interaction. With that in mind, select patients can still be seen at the La Plata office, which is operating with additional policies to keep patients and team members safe:

  • A masking policy for everyone who enters the practice
  • Maintaining recommended social distancing in the gym
  • Focusing on extra handwashing and hand hygiene opportunities
  • Enhanced practice and equipment cleaning procedures

Whether you’re a new or existing patient, your therapist will help you decide if telehealth options or in-person treatment is recommended.

Scheduling an Appointment, Hours of Operation, and Location

Requesting an appointment or initial consultation is as easy as calling our team at (301) 609-5494. Remember, online visits can be completed with your computer, tablet, or smartphone and through a secure connection so your personal health information stays between you and your doctor. Please see below for hours of operation and the location of the UM Charles Regional Rehabilitation office, which is part of the UM Charles Regional Medical Pavilion.

5 N. La Plata Court, Suite 102
La Plata, MD 20646
Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m. | Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Visit our website to learn more about specific services offered by the team at UM Charles Regional Rehabilitation.

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