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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Information on 4.5 Million Patients Stolen in Largest Recorded Health Care Cyber-Attack

August 20, 2014: The largest recorded cyber-attack on a health care operation has succeeded in stealing information on 4.5 mi... read more ›

Physical Activity Research Opportunities Offered by NIH

August 20, 2014: The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced 2 research funding opportunities aimed at developing a... read more ›

APTA Summaries on Acute Care, Long-Term Care, SNF Rules Now Available

August 20, 2014: Want to get the latest on Medicare and Medicaid Service's (CMS) final 2015 rules on acute care, inpatient re... read more ›

New Guide to PT Practice Debuts as Online-Only Resource

August 19, 2014: The physical therapy profession's preeminent guide to practice has taken on a new format, added new informat... read more ›

CareCore Brings their Functional Scale Back in Line with Norms

Updated treatment request clinical worksheets will replace existing forms posted on CareCore’s website at read more ›

Make plans now to meet your legislator in August

As the August recess rapidly approaches, now is the time to start planning your advocacy activities. Members of congress will... read more ›

Congress Considers Post-Acute Care Reform

This legislation would instruct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to standardize patient assessment data, quality, a... read more ›