Physical Therapy CPT Codes

Physical therapy has specific codes under rehabilitation therapists. Physical therapy CPT codes are in the 97000’s.

Physical Therapy CPT Codes

Name of Code

Description

97161Physical Therapy Evaluation: low complexity 
97162Physical Therapy Evaluation: moderate complexity 
97163Physical Therapy Evaluation: high complexity 
97164Physical Therapy Re-evaluation 
97010Hot or cold packs, application of a modality to one or more areas 
97012Mechanical TractionApplication of a modality to one ore more areas; traction, mechanical
97014Electrical Stimulation (unattended)Application of a modality to one ore more areas; electrical stimulation (unattended)
97016Vasopneumatic DeviceApplication of a modality to one ore more areas; vasopneumatic devices
97018Paraffin bathApplication of a modality to one ore more areas; paraffin bath
97022WhirlpoolApplication of a modality to one ore more areas; whirlpool
97024DiathermyApplication of a modality to one ore more areas; diathermy (eg. microwave)
97026InfraredApplication of a modality to one ore more areas; infrared
97028UltravioletApplication of a modality to one ore more areas; ultraviolet
97032Electrical Stimulation (manual)Application of a modality to one ore more areas; electrical stimulation (manual), each 15 minutes
97033IontophoresisApplication of a modality to one ore more areas; iontophoresis, each 15 minutes
97034Contrast BathApplication of a modality to one ore more areas; contrast bath, each 15 minutes
97035UltrasoundApplication of a modality to one ore more areas; ultrasound, each 15 minutes
97036Hubbard TankApplication of a modality to one ore more areas; Hubbard tank, each 15 minutes
97110Therapeutic ExerciseTherapeutic procedure, one or more areas, each 15 minutes; therapeutic exercises to develop strength and endurance, range of motion, and flexibility. (Generally describe a service aimed at improving a single parameter, such as strength, ROM, etc.)
97112Neuromuscular Re-educationTherapeutic procedure, one or more areas, each 15 minutes; neuromuscular re-education of movement, balance, coordination, kinesthetic sense, posture, and/or proprioception for sitting and/or standing activities.
97113Aquatic TherapyTherapeutic procedure, one or more areas, each 15 minutes; aquatic therapy with therapeutic exercise
97116Gait TrainingSkilled improvement of gait, includes stair climbing
97124Massage TherapeuticTherapeutic procedure, one or more areas, each 15 minutes; massage, including effleurage, petrissage and/or tapotement (stroking, compression, percussion)
97140Manual Therapy TechniquesSkilled manual therapy techniques (mobilization, manual lymphatic drainage, manual traction), one or more regions, each 15 minutes. (PROM is NOT manual therapy)
97530Therapeutic ActivityUse of dynamic activities to improve functional performance . Describes the activities that use multiple parameters (strength, rom,balance, etc) together and focus and achieving functional activity.
97535Self Care/ Home ManagementSelf care/home management training (ADL and compensatory training, meal preparation, safety procedures and instructions in the use of assistive technology devices/adaptive equipment)
97542Wheelchair ManagementWheelchair management (eg, assessment, fitting, training). each 15 minutes
97760Orthotic ManagementOrthotic(s) management and training (including assessment and fitting when not otherwise reported), upper extremity(s), lower extremity(s) and/or trunk, each 15 minutes
97761Prosthetic ManagementProsthetic training, upper and/or lower extremity(s), each 15 minutes
97762Orthotic/Prosthetic CheckoutCheckout for orthotic/prosthetic use, established patient, each 15 minutes
97150Group TherapeuticTherapeutic procedure(s), group (2 or more individuals)
29530Knee Strapping 
29540Ankle Strapping 
29240Shoulder Strapping 

Telehealth Codes

Name of Code

G2061-G2063E-visits
98970-98972Online digital evaluation & management
G2012Virtual checkn-in
G2010Remote evaluation of images & recorded video
98966-98968Telephone visits

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