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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Painkiller Abuse to Heroin Addiction: Can Physical Therapy Help Stop It Before It Starts?

August 27, 2015: An alarming rise in opioid abuse is sparking an important related conversation about the effectiveness of ph... read more ›

APTA Letter on Productivity Pressures Published in WSJ

August 26, 2015: A recent Wall Street Journal (WSJ) article on the potential overuse of ultrahigh therapy hours among nursing... read more ›

APTA Launches 'A Profession in Transformation' Series

August 26, 2015: APTA is launching a major new online project. Titled "Physical Therapy: A Profession in Transformation," it'... read more ›

Washington Post/Consumer Reports Article Encourages Physical Therapy for Meniscus Tears, Spinal Stenosis

August 25, 2015: Consumer Reports and The Washington Post are helping to spread the word: physical therapy, not surgery, can ... 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 ›

URGENT Action on the Therapy Cap

Please call Senators Wyden and Merkley NOW and ask them to support allowing this amendment to be considered as part of the S... read more ›