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Physical Therapy without a Prescription

Physical Therapy without a Prescription

in Virginia you can go to physical therapy (PT) without a prescription

Unless you were in a car accident or have a workers' comp injury, you can come directly to physical therapy for 30 days without a prescription.

It's simple. Call our office to make an appointment. All you need is to identify a doctor to whom you would like us to send a report to on the day of your first appointment. You can then be seen for 30 days of physical therapy before the doctor needs to write a prescription. It's that easy.

DIRECT ACCESS enables you to see a physical therapist without a prescription for 30 days...

Can I come to physical therapy without seeing a doctor?
Yes, you can come to physical therapy for up to 30 days without a prescription.

After that can I go to physical therapy again for the same issue?
Yes, after a 60 day waiting period.

Can I see a physical therapist for another new condition?
Yes, for up to 30 days without a waiting period.

Can I see a physical therapist for maintenance, health, fitness, and wellness (a non-insurance covered service)?
Yes.

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