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The Oregon Physical Therapy Association is a
chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association which represents over 93,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students of physical therapy nationwide and more than 1,300 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants and students in the state of Oregon.

APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role in the nation's health care system.

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Combination of Physical Therapy, Psychological Support Works to Significantly Reduce Fibromyalgia Symptoms in Adolescents

October 9, 2015: Intensive physical therapy and occupational therapy coupled with psychotherapy can significantly improve pai... read more ›

APTA Letter on SNFs and Productivity Published in NYT

October 8, 2015: APTA has spoken out in The New York Times (NYT) about recent reports that skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) ... read more ›

National Physical Therapy Month Podcast Explores How to #AgeWell Through Physical Activity

October 7, 2015: A new podcast produced as part of APTA's #AgeWell campaign is shedding light on the fact that many of the he... read more ›

Study Looks at Concussion Rates Among NCAA Sports

October 7, 2015: A new study of 5 years' worth of concussion data from NCAA sports reveals that men's wrestling is the sport ... read more ›

Oregon Health Care Professions Come Together to Launch 'Health Care Night Out' Gathering

Success in health care depends on practitioners working together. Three local organizations are making a practice of coming ... read more ›

Take Action: Support Your Colleagues on Capitol Hill This Week

On Thursday, June 4, over 1,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants and students of physical therapy will visi... read more ›

APTA Survey for Payment Reform Released

APTA will be surveying a portion of our members in the coming weeks about new CPT codes related to physical therapist evaluat... read more ›