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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: Return-to-Play Predictions for Hamstring Injuries Hamstrung by Variability

February 12, 2016: Think you can predict how long it will take an athlete with a hamstring injury to return to play based on ... read more ›

Obama Budget, APTA Comments to Congress Converge on Elimination of Self-Referral Loophole

February 11, 2016: For the fourth year in a row, the federal budget plan announced by President Barack Obama proposes that th... read more ›

APTA Names Physical Therapy Outcomes Registry Scientific Advisory Panel

February 11, 2016: A game-changer in the physical therapy profession's efforts to document outcomes now has its scientific le... read more ›

Article Looks at Stem Cell Clinic Debate

February 10, 2016: As the prominence of stem cell clinics has increased, so has attention from the US Food and Drug Administr... 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 ›