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General FAQ

How do I make an Appointment?

Simply call us at (507) 537-9007 during our working hours or you can request an appointment online using this form.

Do I need a referral to make an appointment?

No referral is required as we accept direct patients.

What to bring for your initial consultation?

For your initial consultation you will need to bring a referral letter from your physician if necessary.

Here is check list for your initial consultation

  • Referral letter
  • Insurance or Medicare card
  • List of medications
  • X-ray and scan results

We encourage you to come to your initial consultation with a written list of questions to ensure you don’t forget to ask them when you are seeing the doctor.

Are my medical records kept private and confidential?

Your medical file is handled with the utmost respect for your privacy. Our staff is bound by strict confidentiality requirements as a condition of employment regarding your medical records. We will not release the contents of your medical file without your consent.

How long do I need time off work after the surgery?

The post-operative recovery period varies based on the particular surgery. Your time of return to work after surgery will depend on the type of surgery you had. Your surgeon will help you determine an appropriate return-to-work date.

How long before I can resume driving?

The question of when to resume driving depends on the surgery. Your surgeon will discuss with you when it is safe to resume driving.

When can I resume exercise?

Your doctor will instruct you about post-treatment exercises – the type and the duration to be followed.  You may be referred to a physical therapist to help with strengthening and range of motion exercises following surgery. 

How do I contact after hours?

There will be a point of contact 24 hours a day for any concerns you may have. You will be provided with contact details following your treatment.