Health within Reach

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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Foundation Receives $1.5 Million Bequest From Longtime APTA Member

January 27, 2015: In one of the largest planned gifts ever received by the Foundation for Physical Therapy (Foundation), a lo... read more ›

HHS Announces Timelines for Transitions Away From Fee-for-Service Models

January 27, 2015: The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released its first definitive set of timelines for... read more ›

Study Finds 'Extreme' Cost Variations Across Country for Hip, Knee Replacement Surgeries

January 26, 2015: What do the costs of hip and knee surgery have in common with real estate prices? Apparently, it's all abou... read more ›

Pain While Using Stairs Could be First Sign of Knee OA

January 26, 2015: The first step in identifying early signs of knee osteoarthritis (OA) may be steps. read more ›

Urge Congress to Act on the Therapy Cap Now

Earlier this year, legislation to repeal the Medicare therapy cap (H.R. 713/S. 367) gained a bipartisan majority of support i... read more ›

Have you done your part?

Oregon Physical Therapy PAC (OPT-PAC) dollars are used to support candidates (regardless of political party) who are support... read more ›

OPTA Partners with Golden State Foods to Provide Local Children With New Shoes

OPTA is collecting shoes (SIZES: 10K-12K, 13-4) to be distributed at a Portland elementary school. read more ›