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Physical & OccupationaL Therapy

Appointments and Referrals

Getting Started: Information for Patients
The best way to get started is to Request a referral for physical or occupational therapy from your doctor. A physician referral is not required to participate in therapy but most insurance companies require a physician referral before they will cover these services. Regardless of who refers you, where you go for therapy is up to you. So, do your research and find a therapy practice that is convenient for you and staffed with therapists that are qualified to address your particular needs.

A complete referral is required for third party reimbursement for physical and/or occupational therapy services. The referral must contain the following information:

  • Patient's name
  • Phone number
  • Diagnosis
  • Reason for referral
  • Primary insurance with pre-authorization if required
  • Frequency and duration
  • Date
  • Physician signature
Doctor completing form
Download the referral form

Fax completed referrals to one of the following numbers:

DowntownJames IslandWest Ashley
843-792-0724 (OT/PT)

843-266-1567 (OT/PT)

843-573-1511 (OT/PT)


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