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PT Solutions - Alpharetta

735 North Main Street, #1300

Alpharetta, GA 30009

3.01 mi. away

PT Solutions - Roswell

12050 Etris Road , Suite #E-150

Roswell, GA 30075

5.40 mi. away

PT Solutions - Johns Creek

2575 Peachtree Pkwy

Cumming, GA 30041

7.49 mi. away

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PT Solutions - Cumming

1648 Market Place Blvd.

Cumming, GA 30041

10.47 mi. away

PT Solutions - Duluth

3455 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Suite 825

Duluth, GA 30096

11.42 mi. away

PT Solutions - Canton

1810 Cumming Hwy, Ste. 1360

Canton, GA 30115

11.46 mi. away

PT Solutions - Norcross

5270 Peachtree Pkwy Suite #116

Norcross, GA 30092

11.81 mi. away

Advance Rehabilitation - Johnson Ferry

1000 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite A-115

Marietta, GA 30068

12.79 mi. away

PT Solutions - Lower Roswell

4880 Lower Roswell Rd Ste 625

Marietta, GA 30068

13.15 mi. away

PT Solutions - East Cobb

2550 Sandy Plains Road , Suite 140

Marietta, GA 30066

13.81 mi. away

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PT Solutions - Alpharetta
PT Solutions - Roswell
PT Solutions - Johns Creek
PT Solutions - Cumming
PT Solutions - Duluth
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PT Solutions - Norcross
Advance Rehabilitation - Johnson Ferry
PT Solutions - Lower Roswell
PT Solutions - East Cobb

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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