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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Stanley Paris Ready for Second Round-the-World Attempt

October 21, 2014: Stanley Paris, PT, PhD, adventurer, has announced that he will make another attempt to set the age and spee... read more ›

Healthy People 2020 Seeking Comment

October 21, 2014: Healthy People 2020, a US Department of Health and Human Services initiative that establishes goals for imp... read more ›

Grant Opportunities for Training in Work With Children With Disabilities Announced

October 21, 2014: The US Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSEP) has announced funding opportunities f... read more ›

Medicaid Programs in Period of 'Significant Change,' Expansion in Most States

October 20, 2014: "Transformative" changes mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and a slowly recovering economy have con... read more ›

Have you done your part?

Oregon Physical Therapy PAC (OPT-PAC) dollars are used to support candidates (regardless of political party) who are support... read more ›

OPTA Partners with Golden State Foods to Provide Local Children With New Shoes

OPTA is collecting shoes (SIZES: 10K-12K, 13-4) to be distributed at a Portland elementary school. 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 ›