We provide diagnostics for the patient aiding in surgery decisions. Insurance most often will cover these diagnostic services without doctor prescription.  Stop by to see if we can help define your options.

Direct Access (self Referral)

Recent Direct Access laws give patients a new choice. Direct Access (also called Self-Referral) means you’re now free to go directly to a physical therapist without being referred by doctor. The biggest advantage to you as a patient is that direct access (self-referral) puts you in charge of your care. The licensed physical therapists at Southern Rehab and Aquatics can make recommendations if a doctor’s care or surgery is required thus providing a more informed and timely patient decision. By choosing Southern Rehab & Aquatics you can enjoy relief more quickly as we accept direct access (self referral) and will help you define both you condition and your health insurance benefits.

Prompt, direct access to Southern Rehab & Aquatics can also bring other benefits to you, such as less time off from work, and less reliance on prescription medications. What’s more, if you are currently under a physician’s care, you can still remain actively involved in your treatment as our physical therapists guide you through recovery.


Aquatic therapy is therapeutic exercise performed in the ideal environment for patients who suffer chronic pain or are weakened due to an injury or disability. The natural buoyancy of the water reduces impact on joints, and the warmth of the water relaxes muscles. The water can be used to assist a motion or resist one, depending on what is needed.
Customized aquatic therapy is available for patients with conditions such as:

  • Chronic pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Spinal dysfunction which prevents land-based exercise
  • Limited weight bearing ability or restrictions
  • Arthritis/ Joint pain
  • Pregnancy-related musculo-skeletal pain
  • Unsuccessful attempts at land-based therapy
  • Athletic conditioning with extremity injury that prevents regular participation

Athletic Injuries

First hand experience in sports injuries and recoveries

Recovery programs specific for the athlete, sport and injury

Preventive programs designed for injury avoidance to joints and muscles

400 Dixie Lee Center Rd, Suite A

Kimball, TN  37347

Southern Rehab and Aquatics