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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APTA Opposes Graham-Cassidy Due to Patient Impact

September 22, 2017: The specifics of the US Senate's latest attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) coul... read more ›

US Senate Makes Statement With Language to Bring PTAs Into TRICARE

September 21, 2017: APTA's efforts for revision of the TRICARE payment system to include services by physical therapist assis... read more ›

Analysis: Exercise, Psychological Treatment Outperforms Drug-Based Approaches for Cancer-Related Fatigue

September 21, 2017: Authors of a new meta-analysis say there's little doubt that exercise and psychological interventions, us... read more ›

Microchips That Reprogram Cells, 'Superglam' Physical Therapy, and Powow Sweat: Highlights From 'Making the Rounds'

September 20, 2017: This year, PT in Motion News added a new section to the weekly news blast to members—"Making the Rounds,"... read more ›

Register Now for the OPTA's Pain Symposium

Register now for OPTA's Pain Symposium on September 30 - October 1. We will be offering two days of a multidisciplinary, comp... read more ›

New Eval Codes on January 1 - Look here for Resources

On January 1, 2017 the new PT evaluation codes will go into effect, be sure to check out these other resources on the new PT ... 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 ›