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.

What's New >

New Reports Underscore the Severity of the Opioid Epidemic

June 24, 2016: New reports and studies continue to point to alarming trends in the use and abuse of opioids across the US. read more ›

Photos From NEXT 2016 Now Available

June 24, 2016: Capture your memories of the 2016 NEXT Conference and Exposition: hundreds of photos from the event are now av... read more ›

Specialist Certification Exam Application Dates Approaching

June 24, 2016: Physical therapists who plan to take the 2017 American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) examinati... read more ›

Medicare Fraud Dragnet Identifies a Record $900 Million in Illegal Billing

June 23, 2016: The federal government has announced the largest-ever Medicare fraud sweep, a takedown that involves 301 indiv... 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 ›