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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For Medicare and Medicaid's 50th, a Look at Physical Therapy's Role

July 29, 2015: When it arrived as signed legislation 50 years ago, Medicare and Medicaid was far from the system we know toda... read more ›

Evidence on Hamstring Rehab Supports Exercise; Platelet-Rich Plasma Found Ineffective

July 28, 2015: Results of a new systematic review and meta-analysis point to stronger evidence that when it comes to acute ha... read more ›

Rapid—and Recent—Developments in Robot-Assisted Rehab Point to Burgeoning Industry

July 27, 2015: Developments in mobility assistance through robotics have been occurring at a fairly fast clip over the spring... read more ›

PT Bainbridge Featured in ESPN Coverage of Special Olympics

July 27, 2015: Many physical therapists (PTs) and physical therapist assistants (PTAs) have been involved with the Special Ol... 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 ›

URGENT Action on the Therapy Cap

Please call Senators Wyden and Merkley NOW and ask them to support allowing this amendment to be considered as part of the S... read more ›