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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Final 2015 Physician Fee Schedule Rule Calls For 1% Payment Rise, Increase in PQRS Reporting, Delay of VM for PTs

October 31, 2014: The final 2015 Medicare physician fee schedule rule released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Servi... read more ›

Final Rule On Outpatient Prospective Payment Includes 2.2% Rate Increase

October 31, 2014: The final rule for the outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS), released by the Centers for Medicare a... read more ›

Scary-Good Savings Ending Soon

October 31, 2014: It's no trick—you still have time to treat yourself to big National Physical Therapy Month discounts at the... read more ›

'Game Changing' New Devices Include Gait, Pressure Wound Monitoring Systems

October 31, 2014: Never mind the latest iPhone 6—how about an insole than can gather and transmit motion data, or a monitorin... read more ›

Have you done your part?

Oregon Physical Therapy PAC (OPT-PAC) dollars are used to support candidates (regardless of political party) who are support... read more ›

OPTA Partners with Golden State Foods to Provide Local Children With New Shoes

OPTA is collecting shoes (SIZES: 10K-12K, 13-4) to be distributed at a Portland elementary school. 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 ›