Information to Bring
When you come to Snell Laboratory for the first time,
please bring the following items:
1. Your physicians prescription
2. Your insurance information
3. A family member or friend. Bringing another person
can be helpful to you. They can help you remember instructions
and may ask questions that you did not think to ask.
What Happens During Your Initial Visit:
-You will be given some forms to fill out so that we
can start a patient chart to have a record of your care.
-You will also be asked to provide us with your Insurance,
Medicare or Medicaid information so that we can make
copies for your chart. Please plan to arrive a few minutes
early for your appointment to allow time for completing
-You will be shown to a private patient room where
an evaluation will be made by one of our practitioners.
During the Evaluation, the Practitioner Will Ask You
-your medical history and your prescription.
-your occupation, lifestyle, interests, activity level
and the goals of your treatment
This evaluation will assist us in designing your orthotic
or prosthetic device to meet your specific needs, so
please provide as much information as possible.
-You will be measured for the orthosis or prosthesis,
which was prescribed for you.
-Once this process is complete; you will be scheduled
to return for the fitting of your orthosis/prosthesis.
Please note that due to the unique nature of our work
it is often difficult to predict the exact length of
time needed to see a patient. While we try to stay on
schedule as much as possible, we do sometimes fall behind.
We ask for your understanding and consideration in this
Please be assured that when it is your turn to be
served you will be given the same high level of care