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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$850 Million CMS Initiative Will Fund Clinical Practice 'Transformation'

October 24, 2014: A new initiative announced by the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will offer $850 milli... read more ›

APTA Shares Summary of Proposed HHS Rule on Kickbacks, Remuneration

October 24, 2014: The US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) has issued a proposed rule... read more ›

CSM Early-Bird Discounts Ending Soon

October 24, 2014: Early-bird registration for the 2015 APTA Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) in Indianapolis is heading for th... read more ›

Stock Up on Mythbusting Ideas, Resources

October 24, 2014: Think of it as a 1-stop shop for all your debunking needs: APTA's National Physical Therapy Month webpage a... 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 carecorenational.co... read more ›