Primary Care Physician Referral to Physical Therapy for Musculoskeletal Conditions, 2003–2014

  • Janet K. Freburger
  • Samannaaz Khoja
  • Timothy S. Carey
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rehabilitation access to care workforce musculoskeletal conditions consultation 


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Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they do not have a conflict of interest.


The funder/sponsor did not play a role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication. The opinions expressed in this manuscript are those of the authors and do not represent the opinions of the sponsor.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Janet K. Freburger
    • 1
    • 2
  • Samannaaz Khoja
    • 1
  • Timothy S. Carey
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Science University of PittsburghPittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services ResearchUniversity of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA
  3. 3.Departments of Medicine and Social MedicineUniversity of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA

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