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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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October's Here! Welcome to National Physical Therapy Month

October 1, 2014: Happy National Physical Therapy Month! During National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM), APTA will provide plen... read more ›

Utah Once Again Gets Top Ranking as Best State for PT Practice; Colorado and Minnesota Not Far Behind

October 1, 2014: For the second year in a row, Utah has been declared the best state in which to practice physical therapy, f... read more ›

CDC: Ebola Outbreak in US Highly Unlikely

October 1, 2014: The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States sparked plenty of anxiety-producing headlines, but he... read more ›

International Meeting on Neurology and Rehabilitation Coming in June

October 1, 2014: Physical therapists and physical therapist assistants have an opportunity to get a global perspective on reh... read more ›

CareCore Brings their Functional Scale Back in Line with Norms

Updated treatment request clinical worksheets will replace existing forms posted on CareCore’s website at read more ›

Make plans now to meet your legislator in August

As the August recess rapidly approaches, now is the time to start planning your advocacy activities. Members of congress will... read more ›

Congress Considers Post-Acute Care Reform

This legislation would instruct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to standardize patient assessment data, quality, a... read more ›