Direct Access to Physical Therapy Benefits Consumers
November 27, 2016•10 min
Everyone experiences aches and pains from time to time. Steps like applying ice, resting, or using over-the-counter anti-inflammatories will sometimes take care of the problem. But when these approaches don’t help, it may be time to consider a physical therapy evaluation. Indiana’s “Direct Access” law allows you to go directly to a physical therapist for evaluation and treatment without the added step of a doctor’s referral.Listen in as Ryan McNeely, PT, Senior Physical Therapist, with Hendricks Regional Health Physical Therapy, explains that with direct access to PT, everyone can now get the physical therapy help they need without a referral.