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1

what are the reasons direct access really matters to the public

quicker times, and speedy recovery
less cost and reduced need for healthcare services
better outcomes and higher satisfaction

2

how does the diagnostic accuracy of PTs compare to ortho to other disciplines

ortho: best
then PT close behind
then others

3

what happens at an initial evaluation

screening, eval, go over the POC, and goal setting, and interventions and education, all on day 1

4

costs of PT

insurance covers some
some PT have out of pocket affordable prices
complimentary screening.