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Information for New Physical Therapy Clients

Thank you for choosing Evolution for your physical therapy services. We offer treatment of back pain, pelvic pain, neck pain, muscle imbalances and joint injuries of all body parts. Our licensed physical therapists Dr. Alison AikenDr. Janet Carscadden, Dr. Michelle DowningMeagen Satinsky MPT and Dr. Patsy Tyler are committed to providing evidence-based evaluation and treatment techniques.

Treatment sessions are individualized for each client based on diagnosis and recovery goals. All of our physical therapists are also certified yoga instructors or yoga therapists and can build custom yoga programs to meet your recovery goals.  We are open Monday to Friday with early and late appointments.

What do I need for my first visit?

First, we will need to gather information about your medical history and insurance information for billing.  For your convenience, please print and fill out the following forms, and present them to the front desk when you arrive for your first office visit. If you are unable to bring the completed forms with you, please arrive 15 minutes early for your first appointment to leave time to fill out your paperwork.  Beginning your physical therapy appointment on time will ensure adequate time for a thorough evaluation by your physical therapist.

Patient Registration Form

Medical History Form

Deductible/Copayment Form

Bring your insurance card, a referral from your physician (only needed for Medicaid and Medicare), and notes or diagnostic reports from other providers that may be helpful to your physical therapist. Wear loose comfortable clothing such as shorts for back or lower extremity injuries or a tank top for neck and shoulder injuries.

We have reserved parking for our physical therapy clients right at our front door. You can also park in any of the spots in our lots on Kilburn or on the street.

You will be seen by one of our therapists in a private treatment room, where they will take a detailed medical history and perform a physical examination to determine the cause of your symptoms.  Following the examination, your therapist will take time to explain the probable cause of your symptoms, and the recommended treatment plan.  The first stage of your treatment will be initiated at this visit and you will be provided with home instructions for your treatment program.


We directly bill most insurance companies including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, MVP, Medicare, UVM and Champlain College Student Insurance (CHP), Medicaid, Green Mountain Care, Motor Vehicle and Worker’s Compensation (including the Department of Labor).

We are out of network providers for United Healthcare, Aetna and all other insurance companies not listed above. If you have out of network coverage we can direct bill your insurance company, although we cannot bill TriCare. Please call us at 802-864-9642 if you have any questions about coverage.

Privacy Practices

Notice of Privacy Practices

This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information.

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Conditions Treated

Evolution Physical Therapy offers evaluation and treatment for orthopedic injuries including but not limited to:

  • Low back pain, including disc injuries
  • Pelvic instability
  • Neck pain and headaches
  • Muscle and joint injuries of hips, shoulders, Jaw, elbows, knees, ankles & feet
  • Pelvic floor therapy including internal evaluations for urinary stress and urge incontinence, dyspareunia (pain with sexual intercourse), pudendal neuralgia, other pelvic pain
  • Post-partum related back pain, incontinence, cesarian birth, diastasis recti
  • Treatment of running injuries
  • Pain after abdominal surgery
  • Rehabilitation after surgery
  • Custom yoga programs to reduce pain, stress, improve function and well being