At BetterPT, we are dedicated to helping patients find physical therapy in Pennsylvania, book appointments, and read reviews all in one place. Our commitment is to make your booking physical therapy in Pennsylvania is as easy and seamless as possible. Traditionally, finding a physical therapist in Pennsylvania involved tedious paperwork, referrals from physicians, and back-and-forth conversations with your provider about whether or not they take your insurance. That was before you even got to the point of actually making the appointment with a physical therapist in Pennsylvania! With BetterPT, you can find clinics, book appointments, ad read physical therapy reviews for Pennsylvania without even needing a referral thanks to the benefits of direct access for physical therapy. There’s a reason more and more clinics are signing up to our platform every day and why patients continue to turn to us to find physical therapy in Pennsylvania. What started in the northeast is now expanding rapidly throughout the country and now it’s time you discovered why. The next time you’re searching “physical therapy near me in Pennsylvania”, just type in your location and insurance below to match with a clinic in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania is one of 26 states that allow direct access for physical therapy patients. Treatment with direct access physical therapy in Pennsylvania may be administered with the following provisions:
Licensee may obtain certification from the board of physical therapy that allows him or her to practice physical therapy in Pennsylvania without a physician’s referral.
This certificate shall not authorize a physical therapist in Pennsylvania to (1) treat a patient for any non-neurologic, non-muscular, or non-skeletal condition or (2) treat a patient who has an acute cardiac or acute pulmonary condition.
The PT may treat the aforementioned patients only if he or she has consulted the patient's healthcare provider or has referred the patient to an appropriate healthcare provider.
The certificate holder shall publicly display the certificate.
The PT shall renew the certificate whenever he or she renews his or her therapy license.
A PT with this certification may treat a direct access physical therapy patient in Pennsylvania for 30 days from the date of the first treatment.
The PT may not exceed 30 days of treatment with direct access for physical therapy in Pennsylvania without obtaining a referral from an appropriate healthcare provider.
Direct Access lets you self-refer for physical therapy. No prescription required.
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