Category Archives: Dr. Paul Gaspar, PT, DPT

Working to Defend the Profession of Physical Therapy

Some physical therapists not only meet the needs of their patients but also work for the greater good of the profession.  One of those physical therapists is today’s guest.  Paul Gaspar, PT, DPT, CCS, Owner of Gaspar Doctors of Physical Therapy and President of Independent Physical Therapists of California recently discussed legislative issues with PT Talker. [...]

Fighting Against Profits for Referrals

Referral for profit adds to health care costs and can often keep patients from getting the care they need as soon as possible. A previous PT Talker guest, Paul Gaspar, PT, DPT, Owner of Gaspar Doctors of Physical Therapy and Director of the California Physical Therapy Association joins us once again to provide an update [...]

Who Can Physical Therapists Legally Work For?

Under the California Moscone-Knox Professional Corporations Act, physical therapists are not allowed to work for medical, podiatric, chiropractic and other health corporations. Physical therapists working as employees of medical corporations could face discipline by the Physical Therapy Board of California. Last November, the State of California Legislative Counsel determined the only professional corporation physical therapists [...]