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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From PTJ: Group-Based Physical Therapy No More Effective Than 1-on-1 Care for Knee OA

May 26, 2016: Group physical therapy for individuals with knee osteoarthritis (OA) was found to be no more effective in reduc... read more ›

Help Guide the Combined Sections Meeting: Volunteers Needed

May 25, 2016: Want to help shape the direction of APTA's Combined Sections Meeting (CSM)? Now's your chance. read more ›

New Targeted Manual Medical Review System: 6 Things You Should Know

May 24, 2016: The much-anticipated changes to the way the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) conducts its manua... read more ›

CMS Offers Training on Coming IRF Changes

May 23, 2016: Changes to reporting requirements for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) are coming this fall, and the ... 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 ›