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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Professionalism Across Disciplines Subject of Panel Discussion

April 18, 2014: What is professionalism, exactly? Part of a person's character? A set of learned behaviors? In a health care ... read more ›

Foundation Now Accepting Grant and Scholarship Applications

April 18, 2014: The Foundation for Physical Therapy now is accepting applications for the 2014 Florence P. Kendall Doctoral S... read more ›

Study: Rethink Benefits of Antihypertensive Meds vs Risk of Serious Falls

April 17, 2014: For adults over 70, could the risk of falls due to the effects of antihypertensive medications outweigh the r... read more ›

Marquette Challenge Deadline Coming Soon

April 16, 2014: Either you're on The List, or you're not on The List. And you definitely want to be on The List. read more ›

Updates to the Regence and CareCore UM process

In an effort to respond to continued concerns about the Physical Medicine Program treatment request process, CareCore Nationa... read more ›

Help keep the pressure on for SGR and Therapy Cap Reform

Physical Therapy Advocacy at Home – How You Can Make a Difference Now that the Federal Advocacy Forum is over it is time to f... read more ›

APTA and OPTA urge Regence to make changes in prior authorization program

In response to numerous complaints from our membership, APTA sent Regence a letter detailing concerns, and subsequently met w... read more ›