Direct Access to Physical Therapy

Injured or hurt? Not able to get in to see your Primary MD right away? Not comfortable in full waiting rooms at your Doctor’s office?

PTSIR can be your first choice for evaluation and treatment of your musculoskeletal injuries. You are now able to see a Physical Therapist in Illinois DIRECTLY without having to go to your physician to get a prescription. Studies show that faster access to Physical Therapy reduces injury time and overall medical costs.

Direct Access is covered by most insurances. Let us verify your health insurance coverage for you, so you can get started right away!

Why Choose PTSIR?

We have been in business since 1976 and are one of the most experienced Outpatient Physical Therapy practices in Illinois. Our PTSIR therapists have an average of 15 years with the company, and we are therapist-owned so we work first and foremost for you!

Freedom of Choice

You have the freedom to choose your own Physical Therapist. In Illinois, you do not need a physician’s prescription to be evaluated and treated by a Physical Therapist. (Keep in mind, your insurance policy may require a visit to your Primary Care Provider or PCP before coming for treatment or may limit your access to preferred providers only.) Your physician may refer you to Physical Therapy at their own office, or an office that the physician has a financial interest in but…

YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO CHOOSE YOUR OWN PHYSICAL THERAPIST AND ARE NOT OBILIGATED TO GO TO ANY SPECIFIC FACILITY.

Common Injuries that could benefit from seeing a Physical Therapist first:

  • Sciatica/Back pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Neck pain
  • Arthritis Flare-up
  • Hip/knee/foot pain
  • General Weakness

Think Physical Therapy First!