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Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Centers - New Milford

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43 Main Street

New Milford, CT 06776

0.25 mi. away

PT For Life, A PTSMC Affiliate

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760 Main Street South, Unit D

Southbury, CT 06488

11.99 mi. away

Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Centers - Watertown

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27 Depot Street

Watertown, CT 06795

15.26 mi. away

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness - Brookfield

31 Old Route 7

Brookfield, CT 06804

6.95 mi. away

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness - New Fairfield

100 State Route 37

New Fairfield, CT 06812

8.57 mi. away

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness - Kent

64 Maple Street

Kent, CT 06757

10.67 mi. away

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness - Danbury

69 Sand Pit Road, Suite 201

Danbury, CT 06810

11.50 mi. away

Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Centers - New Milford
PT For Life, A PTSMC Affiliate
Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Centers - Watertown
Access Physical Therapy & Wellness - Brookfield
Access Physical Therapy & Wellness - New Fairfield
Access Physical Therapy & Wellness - Kent
Access Physical Therapy & Wellness - Danbury

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

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

Connecticut is one of 26 states that allow direct patient access to physical therapy with some provisions. To better understand direct access physical therapy in Connecticut and how you can start taking advantage of its benefits, here’s what you should know.

To practice via direct access for physical therapy in Connecticut, a physical therapist must:

Have a bachelor's degree and practiced physical therapy in Connecticut or elsewhere for at least four out of the most recent six years. Alternatively, they must obtain a master's degree or higher.

Refer a patient receiving direct access physical therapy treatment in Connecticut to an appropriate licensed healthcare provider if, upon examination or reexamination, the therapist determines that the condition for which the patient sought direct access to physical therapy in Connecticut has not objectively demonstrated improvement within a period of 30 consecutive days or at the end of six visits, whichever comes first.

Grade V spinal manipulation and such treatment shall only be performed by a physical therapist in Connecticut who:

Has (1) earned a bachelor's degree prior to January 1, 1998, and practiced physical therapy in Connecticut or elsewhere for at least four out of the most recent six years, or (2) earned a master's degree or higher in physical therapy from an accredited institution of higher education; and

Holds a specialist certification in orthopedic physical therapy from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), or who has completed at least 40 hours of coursework in manual therapy—including Grade V spinal manipulation—and can provide proof of such education.

Keep in mind that physical therapists in Connecticut may not diagnose a disease.

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

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