Direct Access

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Direct Access

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Direct Access. What is that? 

  • Access to care at appropriate time (acute versus chronic) - YOU can come see us without a physician referral. Waiting longer periods of time before seeking care can prolong the time to get you back to normal.

  • Appropriate screening and referrals - as Doctors of Physical Therapy, we are equipped with the knowledge and tools to evaluate and screen for musculoskeletal issues and "RED FLAG" issues. If we find in our examination that we cannot help due to it being out of our scope, then we can refer you to the appropriate healthcare provider.

  • Cost effective - Risk versus Reward. Research has shown that by visiting a physical therapist for an episode of low-back pain or neck pain, we can save you time, and save your physician time to get appropriate care at the appropriate time.

For more information, please contact us at 225-927-9185.

Casey Brown, PT, DPT