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What is Patient Access? Patient Access allows you, the patient, to choose physical therapy treatment without needing to see another healthcare provider first.   Next   Learn More About Patient Access
Did You Know? Starbucks and Aetna participated in a study of back pain. Results show baristas back to work in two days with direct access to physical therapy versus two weeks through physician referral.   Previous Next   Learn more
Did You Know? The National Black Caucus of State Legislators supports the adoption of legislation that permits access to physical therapists without a physician referral.   Previous  Learn more

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The Texas Physical Therapy Association is passionate about patient access.  TPTA feels strongly, as do many consumers, that patients should have the right to directly access a physical therapist in Texas for evaluation AND treatment.  Directly accessing PT services is shown to save time and money, something our healthcare system desperately needs.

The mission of the Texas Physical Therapy Association is to improve the health and well-being of people in Texas by advancing physical therapist practice.

If you feel as strongly as we do, please sign the petition for patient access in Texas, and visit the "How Can You Help?" page.
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