Health within Reach

The Oregon Physical Therapy Association is a chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association which represents over 100,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students of physical therapy nationwide and more than 1,700 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.

The APTA mission statement - "Building a community that advances the profession of physical therapy to improve the health of society" -  is all about engagement and bringing diverse perspectives together to serve a shared transformative vision.

The Benefits of Membership

As a physical therapist, you need resources at the ready to move your career forward, keep up with the latest physical therapy practice strategies, get paid appropriately for services, keep abreast of federal legislation and regulations, and make a difference in the lives of your patients.


OPTA's and APTA's member benefits give you all the tools you need and more!

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Oregon Physical Therapy Association 2020 Annual Conference

 March 14, 2020
Holiday Inn Portland Airport - Portland, Oregon

 CALL for PRESENTERS NOW OPEN