Health within Reach

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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Study: Early Physical Therapy for Neck Pain Makes Sense for Patients, PTs, and Payers

Researchers make the "value proposition" for early physical therapy for neck pain. read more ›

Anti-Identity Theft Changes to Medicare Cards Coming

CMS will explain how changes to Medicare card numbers may affect your practice. read more ›

HHS: 29% of Rehab Hospital Patients Experience Adverse Events, Temporary Harm During Stays

Close to 1 in 3 Medicare beneficiaries in independently-run rehabilitation hospitals experience adverse or temporary harm ev... read more ›

$12.5 Million PCORI Grant Will Fund Research on Team Approach to Pain Management

A new grant will help fund research on integrative approaches to pain management. 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 ›