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The Oregon Physical Therapy Association is a
chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association which represents over 100,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students of physical therapy nationwide and more than 1,700 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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PTJ: Research on Computer Gaming's Effectiveness in Physical Therapy Needs to Level Up

Active computer gaming had a "significant moderate effect" on cognition and balance, but but didn't improve functional mobili... read more ›

Government Affairs and Public Service Awards Nominations Due January 12, 2018

Do you know of an APTA member who in 2017 has gone above and beyond to advocate on behalf of the physical therapy profession... read more ›

The Good Stuff: Members and the Profession in Local News, December 2017

APTA members talk squatting, HIIT, making it onto the New England Patriots cheerleading squad, and more. read more ›

Analysis: The 'Big 5' Insurers Are Increasingly Dependent on Medicare and Medicaid for Revenue

The degree to which the "big 5" private health insurers depend on Medicare and Medicaid for their revenues may surprise you.... read more ›

OPTA Awarded National Grant To Advance Quality Of Life And Evidence Based Practice For Seniors Living With Arthritis

OPTA Awarded National Grant To Advance Quality Of Life and Evidence Based Practice For Seniors Living With Arthritis The Nat... read more ›

OPTA 2018 Conference - Save the Date!

Save the Date 2018 Conference Save the date for OPTA's 2018 Annual Conference. The Conference will be held on Saturday, Marc... read more ›

New Eval Codes on January 1 - Look here for Resources

On January 1, 2017 the new PT evaluation codes went into effect, be sure to check out these other resources on the new PT eva... read more ›