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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Human Movement System Roundtable Podcast Now Available

November 24, 2015: "Putting All of Our Eggs in One Basket," the nearly 90-minute conversation address early gains, challenges... read more ›

Patients, PTs Generally Agree on LBP Triggers

November 24, 2015: According to a new study from Australia, patients' understanding of what causes sudden-onset acute LBP is ... read more ›

Deadline Extended on PQRS Penalty Letter Requests

November 23, 2015: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it is extending the deadline for provi... read more ›

THA, TKA Readmission Rates Drop Across the Board—and Dramatically, for Some

November 23, 2015: Efforts to reduce hospital readmissions associated with the surgeries may be working, albeit in different ... 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 ›