Michigan Direct Access for Physical Therapy

Direct Access is a law that creates the option for patients to see a physical therapist without a prescription from a physician for up to 21 days or 10 treatment visits.

What does DIRECT ACCESS mean for you?


Direct Access eliminates dalays in starting your physical therapy treatment.

Starting physical therapy sooner can lead to quicker recovery and fewer therapy visits.


No requirement for a prescriptions eliminates unnecessary healthcare visits and co-pays.

Completing treatment in fewer physical therapy visits results in less cost to the insurer and fewer co-pays for you.


You can choose your physical therapist based on experience, location and schedule

Direct Access allows you to make a choice that works for YOU!

Who knows your body, your needs, & your preferences better than YOU?