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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Study: Early Mobility Sparks Biochemical Change to Fight Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

March 31, 2015: Researchers working with mice on treadmills think they're closer to understanding at least some of the positi... read more ›

2015 House of Delegates Motions Posted

March 31, 2015: APTA members can now access the first official packet of proposals—including bylaws amendments—that will be c... read more ›

Physical Therapy vs Imaging Study Hits the Washington Post

March 30, 2015: Research on the cost-savings of physical therapy vs advanced imaging has been making news in professional cir... read more ›

APTA Outcomes Registry in Search of Candidates for Staff and Appointed Positions

March 30, 2015: The APTA Physical Therapy Outcomes Registry (Registry), a major initiative that aims to create the most compr... read more ›

Therapy Cap Update - What you need to know and Call to action

On Thursday, March 26 the House of Representatives passed the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (H.R. 2) by a vote... read more ›

March on Washington DC to support PT

This year, APTA's annual Federal Advocacy Forum is being replaced by PT Day on Capitol Hill, which will run in conjunction wi... read more ›

Take Action: Support Your PPS and APTA Colleagues on Capitol Hill This Week

On Tuesday, February 24, OPTA member Tannus Quatre will join other Private Practice Section and APTA Key Contacts to visit th... read more ›