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    Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates

AKPT is committed to helping all our patients stay healthy!

AKPT remains open in a limited capacity for in-person visits.

 

Update: April 28, 2020:

AKPT continues to remain open, operating out of our McLean location only at this time.
We have been able to return our employees back to work on a limited schedule thanks to the payroll protection program.  If you would like to schedule an in person visit with your therapist they are now avaliable!

Evisits will continue to be avaliable if you would like to stay home and continue social distancing

Please call the McLean location to schedule.

As we are starting to see a slight increase in patients returning to seek care we are updating one our current policies.

AKPT IS REQUESTING ALL PATIENTS WHERE FACE MASKS OR COVERINGS WHEN IN THE CLINIC.

The CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies).  Although most state and local governments do not mandate the use of face coverings in public settings, the CDC has reported that recent studies show a significant portion of individuals with the virus lack symptoms and can transmit the virus. With this knowledge, we believe it is simply in everyone’s best interest to use masks or face coverings to curb the spread of this disease.

While AKPT can’t force patients to wear face coverings we ask that all patients please try their best to do so out of respect for our PTs, AKPT staff and the other patients in the clinic.

We will continue our no visitor policy until social distancing rules are lifted.

Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy during this time.

Resource: CDC Website

 

Update: April 2, 2020:

AKPT IS HERE FOR YOU!

The Governor announced yesterday STAY AT HOME Excutive order #55

According to the Governor statement you are allowed to leave your home to seek medical care and nothing shall limit the provision of health care or medical services. Executive order #53.

We wanted to reassure you that AKPT will still be allowed to remain open.

At this time we are still considered ESSENTIAL business.

Your appointment confirmation shall suffice if you were to be pulled over by any authorities.

We will be open for in person visits with the following hours of operation.
Monday Wednesday: 8am-4 pm
Tuesday/Thursday:9 am-5 pm
Friday 7 am-330 pm

We will make post operative cases and acute injuries a priority inorder to reduce patient exposure in doctor offices and urgent cares.

We are monitoring this evolving pandemic situation very closely on a daily and sometimes hourly basis. We continue to follow all CDC recommendations for precautions, cleaning procedures and exposure. We are screening all patients as they come for their appointments. We expect any patient feeling ill or potentially has been exposed to the coronavirus to call our office and cancel their appointments. No visitors will be allowed with patients as we are following strict guidelines of no more than 10 people in the clinic at a time. Our promise to you is to keep a safe and clean environment for those who are in need of our services the most.

As physical therapists, we feel it is our professional responsibility to serve our community in ways that can help flatten the curve.  Physical therapists can provide valuable services to help reduce pain and treat acute injuries. In the state of VA we have 30 day direct access, which means a patient can be treated for up to 30 days without needing a doctor’s prescription.
We have also instituted E-Visits, which will allow any established patients to communicate with their provider to seek guidance and help while self-isolating or social distancing.

Our personal training staff will also be offering discounted virtual training sessions.
Please Contact AKPT with any other questions, Be safe, Stay healthy
We are here to support your health during this time.
Sincerely AKPT

 

 

March 20, 2020:

AKPT will begin E-Visits starting 3/23/2020.

What does that mean?

  • Currently both Falls Church and McLean office are still seeing patients.  We are doing our due diligence  to limit patient exposure and to limit volume of patients in the clinic at one time.
  • We are now screening all patients prior to appointments.
  • We are asking all patients to do their due diligence to stay home if they are feeling ill at all, if they have had an exposure, or if they have a family memeber that is immunocompromised.
  • All patients will be asked to wash their hand upon entering the clinics.


IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN SETTING UP AN E-VISIT WITH YOUR PROVIDER PLEASE CONTACT AKPT TODAY VIA PHONE OR EMAIL AT info@advancedkinetics.com

To ensure we are doing our part in keeping everyone in our spaces healthy, we continue to increase our cleaning routines and are thoroughly disinfect all equipment between patients. Our staff is following all CDC guidelines for prevention including washing our hands and disinfecting all surfaces in between each patient. Additional information can be found on the CDC website.

We are closely monitoring updates from the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization regarding COVID-19. We will continue to seek guidance from these agencies and public health officials, and we will update you as new information becomes available.

If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact our office, 703-988-4664 Opt. 1 (Falls Church), Opt. 2 (Mclean).

Many thanks,

The AKPT Team

 

 

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