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Dat Cao,  Native Physical Therapy, Annapolis, Maryland
Dat Cao
801 Compass Way, Annapolis MD

I’m Dat Cao. Doctor of Physical Therapy. Dad. Runner. Founder of Native Physical Therapy

I started Native PT as a way to change the way physical therapy is delivered. I wanted to spend more time with my patients. I wanted to not only treat the problem, but teach my patients how their bodies work and how to heal themselves. I wanted to inspire them to move their bodies in a way that promotes health and well-being. I wanted to be able to deliver an incredible patient experience. Over the last 10 years, I’ve been working as an orthopedic specialist, solving chronic pain, sport and running related injuries in everyone from kids to Olympians. I love running, paddle boarding, lifting weights and training with kettlebells. I am certified in dry needling and a number of manual therapy techniques.


Do I need a script or an order?


Do you take insurance?

Not yet. I do provide superbills emailed at time of service and accept Flex and Health Savings. Most insurance companies will provide reimbursement. The best way to check is to call the number on your insurance card and ask if you have “out of network” benefits. Most insurance companies, however, do not cover dry needling.