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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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Use Your Words: Small Study Says Descriptions Make a Difference in Men's Pelvic Floor Training

March 6, 2015: When it comes to training men to activate their pelvic floor muscles, it may be good to have a way with words. read more ›

Demand for PTs Likely to Increase, Even With More Graduates Available

March 6, 2015: The latest data from APTA shows that while an increase in graduates from physical therapist (PT) education pro... read more ›

Stephen Levine, 'Tireless Champion of the Profession,' Dies

March 5, 2015: Stephen M. Levine, PT, DPT, MSHA, FAPTA, a former APTA Board of Directors member and one of the physical thera... read more ›

Move Forward Radio Addresses Sedentary Behaviors in Children

March 4, 2015: From TV to tablets, children have all sorts of ways to be sedentary during playtime. 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 ›

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 ›