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What Really Happens In Physical Therapy: A Review

About a year ago, the editors of Consumer Reports wrote an article titled, “What Really Happens in Physical Therapy.” My first reaction was, “Well, it’s about time…this conversation is long overdue.” As physical therapy becomes increasingly more mainstream, we, as an industry, owe our customers value and daily demonstrations of our worth.  As reported in […]

What is Direct Access

Direct Access is exactly what it sounds like: Patients having direct access to physical therapy services without a doctor’s referral. A direct access license is available to physical therapists in Pennsylvania and many other states. There are five elements to the Direct Access model of care including examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, and intervention. Once your […]

How to Get the Most Out of Physical Therapy

Check Your Insurance Prior to starting therapy check with your insurance provider to determine your therapy benefits. Find out if you have a visit limit and how many visits are allowed. Check if you have a copay, co-insurance, and / or deductible that must be met. By knowing what to expect with these details up […]