Texas Physical Therapy Direct Access

If you have received Physical Therapy in the state of Texas, you are in one of the last 2 states remaining that require a referral from a physician. Did you know? Texas is ranked 47th out of 50 states in the number of primary care providers. You do not have the right to chose the best care available because… seeking a physical therapist first for your musculoskeletal pain has been proven to save you time and money ⏰ 💵

And it’s likely more effective than medications and surgeries 💊🔪

Contact your state representative and ask them to co sponsor House Bill 29, proposed by SR Ina Minjarez.

The opioid crisis is real and trying physical therapy before taking dangerous and addictive pain meds could save your life…

CORE Therapy & Pilates has served Austin since 2005. We help people stay active, fit and moving away from pain pills and surgeries… to a healthy lifestyle…

Co-Owner / Physical Therapist at CORE Therapy and Pilates
Stephen graduated with a Masters in Physical Therapy in 1998 from LSUMC in New Orleans and is a licensed physical therapist in Texas since 2004. Immediately interested in hands-on therapy, he began to study with Brian Mulligan and became certified in the Maitland Australian Approach in 2003. Stephen has since studied the fascial system through John F Barnes Myofascial Release. Stephen completed a comprehensive Pilates training in 2002 and the GYROTONIC Expansion System® in 2009. The combined treatment of manual therapy with mind-body awareness exercises using Pilates and Gyrotonic concepts was the start of his whole-body treatment approach.
Stephen Dunn