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The Oregon Physical Therapy Association is a
chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association which represents over 90,000 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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'Choosing Wisely' List Subject of Move Forward Radio Episode

September 19, 2104: APTA's contribution to the national Choosing Wisely campaign, released earlier this week, is designed to ... read more ›

Postacute Care Data Reform Legislation Passes Both Houses

September 19, 2014: Legislation that would standardize data used across postacute care (PAC) settings has now passed in both ... read more ›

TBI Reauthorization Now Approved by Both Houses of Congress

September 18, 2014: Government-sponsored research and data collection on traumatic brain injury (TBI) has support from both h... read more ›

NPR Features APTA's List of '5 Things Physical Therapists and Patients Should Question'

September 17, 2014: APTA's list of "5 Things Physical Therapists and Patients Should Question" is reaching a wider audience b... read more ›

CareCore Brings their Functional Scale Back in Line with Norms

Updated treatment request clinical worksheets will replace existing forms posted on CareCore’s website at read more ›

Make plans now to meet your legislator in August

As the August recess rapidly approaches, now is the time to start planning your advocacy activities. Members of congress will... read more ›

Congress Considers Post-Acute Care Reform

This legislation would instruct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to standardize patient assessment data, quality, a... read more ›