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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Jimmo Message Hasn't Sunk In; CMS Needs to Do More

February 8, 2016: Three years after Jimmo v Sibelius, many providers and payment adjudicators are still making coverage decis... read more ›

Botox Approved for Lower Limb Spasticity

February 5, 2016: Six years after gaining FDA approval for the treatment of upper limb spasticity, Botox has now been OK'ed f... read more ›

Zika Outbreak a 'Public Health Emergency,' Could be Linked to Guillain-Barré, Other Disorders

February 4, 2016: The Zika outbreak has been elevated to a "public health emergency of international concern" by the World He... read more ›

White House Proposes $1.1 Billion to Reduce Opioid Abuse

February 3, 2016: In a proposal aimed in part at building on an initiative that includes APTA, President Barack Obama has des... 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 ›

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 ›