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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Forbes: Sales Growth for Private Rehabilitation Firms Slows in 2014

December 17, 2014: The profitability and rate of sales growth for private physical therapy firms has slowed, but according to... read more ›

Paris Reaches One-Quarter Mark in Circumnavigation Attempt

December 17, 2014: Stanley Paris is making his second attempt at the record as a way to bring attention to the need for physi... read more ›

WCPT Pre- and Post-Congress Courses Announced

December 17, 2014: WCPT recently announced its lineup of 21 pre- and post-conference courses—10 to be held on Friday, May 1, ... read more ›

Nancy White Named Chief of Professional Affairs for APTA

December 16, 2014: Nancy White, PT, DPT, OCS, has been named chief professional affairs officer for APTA. 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 ›