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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CMS Appears Ready for ICD-10—Claims Submitters, Maybe Not So Much

February 27, 2015: If grades were being handed out, the first real test of how well the new ICD-10 system integrates with the... read more ›

'Bionic Reconstruction' Restores Hand Function in 3 Patients

February 26, 2015: Researchers in Austria say that they've successfully completed "bionic reconstruction" procedures that all... read more ›

Repeal of Therapy Cap Back in Congress

February 26, 2015: Legislation calling for the repeal of the Medicare outpatient therapy cap has been reintroduced in both th... read more ›

Physical Therapy's Prominence in $64 Million Research Funding Program Reflected in Awards to Delitto, Duncan

February 25, 2015: Physical therapy is front-and-center in a high-profile $64 million program that seeks to anchor research t... read more ›

March on Washington DC to support PT

This year, APTA's annual Federal Advocacy Forum is being replaced by PT Day on Capitol Hill, which will run in conjunction wi... read more ›

Take Action: Support Your PPS and APTA Colleagues on Capitol Hill This Week

On Tuesday, February 24, OPTA member Tannus Quatre will join other Private Practice Section and APTA Key Contacts to visit th... read more ›

Urge Congress to Act on the Therapy Cap Now

Earlier this year, legislation to repeal the Medicare therapy cap (H.R. 713/S. 367) gained a bipartisan majority of support i... read more ›