Physical Therapy

What is Pilates Based Physical Therapy?

PBPT is a holistic, patient centered approach to healing the physical body following an injury or surgery. PBPT uses traditional Physical Therapy interventions as well as the Pilates system to address a person’s individual physical limitations. The Pilates Based Physical Therapy program for Iron Butterfly Pilates™ was created by Dr. Erin Toy. Since the development of the program, Dr. Krissy Ayers has also joined as a PBPT trainer.

Physical Therapy Rates

Initial Consultation: $125.00
60 Minute Physical Therapy: $85.00
30 Minute Physical Therapy: $45.00

Pilates Based Physical Therapy is suitable for a multitude of diagnoses including but not limited to:

  • low back pain
  • pre and post natal back pain
  • foot and ankle pain
  • pelvic and spinal instability
  • shoulder pain
  • various post op orthopedic surgeries- total knees, hip replacements, rotator cuff surgeries etc.
  • neurological diagnoses such as MS
  • balance impairments

To schedule an appointment or if you have questions, please contact us at info@ironbutterflypilates.com.

What is the Difference between Pilates Based Physical Therapy and Traditional Physical Therapy?

Pilates Based Physical Therapy has a large emphasis on a mind-body connection. The Pilates equipment assists patients in gaining more control over their body through a focused mind. Within PBPT, common modalities used in traditional physical therapy may also be used in treatment sessions which may include manual therapy techniques such as soft tissue work and joint mobilizations, and heat and ice therapies. As with any type of intervention, it is the Physical Therapist’s responsibility to ensure that patient goals are being met within the appropriate duration of a plan of care. Patients that receive PBPT follow the same discharge guidelines as other physical therapy clinics. Long term and short term goals are established within the initial evaluation and discussed with the Patient.

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Pilates Based Physical Therapy FAQs

1. Does my insurance cover PT at Iron Butterfly?
We don’t directly accept insurance. However, if you have high deductible insurance plan, Iron Butterfly’s cash based service can be more affordable.

2. Can I be reimbursed?
Depending on your insurance company, you may be able to be reimbursed. Call your insurance company and ask if they reimburse for cash based PT services

3. Can I use my FSA/HSA card?
Keep your itemized receipts and most patients can use their FSA/HSA

3. How much is a PT evaluation?
$125

4. How much is PT follow up treatment?
$85

5. Do I need a Doctor’s prescription?
No, in the state of NC we have direct access so you don’t need a referral to have an evaluation