Joseph P. Hougnon, Attorney at Law

Category: Physical Therapist License

How Physical Therapists Are Regulated in California

There are almost 20,000 licensed physical therapists in California. As important members of the healthcare community, they provide a critical service by helping patients gain and regain mobility in a number of situations after an injury or an accident. They are responsible for evaluating a patient’s physical status, establishing a plan of care and goals, and then administering treatments to provide optimal health. Under the oversight of the Department of Consumer Affairs, the Physical Therapy Board of California regulates and oversees the practices and conduct of physical therapists in the state. This includes administering disciplinary actions after a complaint has… Read More