State law in California changed in January 2014 allowing for direct access to physical therapy. This means you can be seen in our clinics by one of our physical therapists and be covered under your qualified health plan without having to first get a referral from your physician. If you were thinking about coming to Alves & Martinez PT for care of an injury, but do not have a referral, direct access is the answer! Give us a call and schedule an appointment time that is convenient for you and we’ll take care of the rest. This includes a comprehensive evaluation and communication with your doctor’s office regarding your condition, plan of care and applicable progress notes This allows your providers to work together in fast, safe, effective treatment of you problem. Alves & Martinez has 2 locations to serve you, conveniently located in Elk Grove 686-5070 and east Sacramento 457-7427. Open Monday through Friday.