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BenchMark Physical Therapy - Blue Ridge, GA

990 E Main St, Suite 7

Blue Ridge, GA 30513-4534

0.23 mi. away

BenchMark Physical Therapy - Ellijay

190 Old Orchard Sq

East Ellijay, GA 30540-8172

15.75 mi. away

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BenchMark Physical Therapy - Blairsville

305 Murphy Hwy, Suite E

Blairsville, GA 30512-3170

20.23 mi. away

BenchMark Physical Therapy - Murphy, NC

2326 Highway 19

Murphy, NC 28906-5107

24.58 mi. away

PT Solutions - Chatsworth

106 Hospital Drive, Suite 2

Chatsworth, GA 30705

26.73 mi. away

Advance Rehabilitation - Chatsworth

1422 Green Road, Suite N

Chatsworth, GA 30705

27.21 mi. away

BenchMark Physical Therapy - Jasper, GA

744 Noah Dr , Ste 107

Jasper, GA 30143-8704

28.29 mi. away

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BenchMark Physical Therapy - Young Harris

1615 State Hwy 17, Suite 9

Young Harris, GA 30582-1880

29.18 mi. away

Advance Rehabilitation - Jasper

620 J.L. White Drive, Suite 110

Jasper, GA 30143

29.69 mi. away

BenchMark Physical Therapy - Dahlonega, GA

420 Walmart Way, Suite B

Dahlonega, GA 30533-0818

29.96 mi. away

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BenchMark Physical Therapy - Blue Ridge, GA
BenchMark Physical Therapy - Ellijay
BenchMark Physical Therapy - Blairsville
BenchMark Physical Therapy - Murphy, NC
PT Solutions - Chatsworth
Advance Rehabilitation - Chatsworth
BenchMark Physical Therapy - Jasper, GA
BenchMark Physical Therapy - Young Harris
Advance Rehabilitation - Jasper
BenchMark Physical Therapy - Dahlonega, GA

Direct Access makes self-referral for physical therapy easy in Georgia.

Here are the Direct Access laws in Georgia, as described by the American Physical Therapy Association:

Georgia is one of 26 states that allow direct patient access to physical therapy with some provisions. Before you pursue direct access physical therapy in Georgia, make sure you’re familiar with the following:

To practice via direct access physical therapy in Georgia, a PT must:

Obtain a doctorate in physical therapy or an equivalent degree from an accredited institution as well as two years of clinical experience; or

Obtain a doctorate in physical therapy or an equivalent degree in addition to a post-graduate certification, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties certification, or residency/fellowship training; or

Have five years of experience practicing in a clinical setting.

After 21 days or eight visits—whichever comes first—from the start of the direct access physical therapy plan of care in Georgia, the physical therapist must obtain a referral from the appropriately licensed healthcare provider unless:

The provided services are for health promotion, wellness, fitness, or health maintenance. Furthermore, if the patient presents with symptoms that exceed the physical therapy scope of practice, the physical therapist in Georgia must refer that patient to a qualified healthcare provider;

The patient received a diagnosis within the last nine months of a neuromuscular or developmental condition and the physical therapist is providing services for symptoms or issues resulting from that previously diagnosed condition; or

The patient received a diagnosis within the last 90 days of a chronic musculoskeletal condition, and the patient can produce current and relevant documentation from an appropriate healthcare provider to confirm that diagnosis.

In this instance, the physical therapist in Georgia must provide a written disclosure to the patient that a diagnosis from a PT and a physician’s diagnosis are not one and the same, and that a physical therapist diagnosis is not reliant on radiological imaging.

This disclaimer should also indicate that some direct access physical therapy services in Georgia might not be covered by the patient's health insurer.

Additionally, the physical therapist must consult with the patient’s primary care provider or physician’s assistant before performing any dry needling treatment on a patient pursuing direct access to physical therapy in Georgia.

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Direct Access lets you self-refer for physical therapy. No prescription required.

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