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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Triathlete, Legally Blind, Returns to Running After Injury, Thanks to Physical Therapy (Did We Mention He's 73?)

When Charlie Plaskon says he's committed to removing the "dis" from "disability," believe him. read more ›

PT Locum Tenens, Rehab Research Among Victories in New Health Care Legislation

The 21st Century Cures Acct contains some good news specifically for PTs and supporters of rehabilitation research. read more ›

Researchers Find 'Unsettling' Uptick in Stroke Rates in Adults Under 55

Stroke rates among adults 55 and younger have been climbing. read more ›

From PT in Motion Magazine: Removing Roadblocks to Adherence

How can PTs extend adherence after the conclusion of care and end the "revolving door" of treatment? 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 ›