Welcome to the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association (PPTA)

The PPTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life in individuals in society by advancing physical therapy practice, education and research in the state, across the country, and around the world. We strive increase the awareness and understanding of physical therapy’s role to fellow healthcare providers, lawmakers and the public.

PPTA is a chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and represents more than 5,700 dedicated physical therapy professionals and students across the commonwealth. With educational opportunities, networking, and resources for the PT professional, PPTA is committed to fostering advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education for its members and its community.

The Benefits of Membership

PPTA membership is an excellent way to connect with your peers and advance your physical therapy career in Pennsylvania.

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Benefits include:

  • Exceptional APTA benefits.
  • Ability to earn contact hours at PPTA-sponsored events.
  • Strong, ongoing efforts in legislative/regulatory affairs and payment policy.
  • Access to reimbursement updates and our reimbursement specialist.
  • Exclusive opportunities to network with fellow physical therapy professionals as well as mentorship with our clinical expert pool.
  • Discounted pricing to PPTA's MovePA Annual Conference, and free registration or discounted pricing to other PPTA and District events.
  • And more!

Latest News

PPTA Call for Nominations

Nominate yourself or a fellow Pennsylvania PT professional now! Nominations will close Sept. 13 at 11:59 p.m. 

PPTA Awards Now Open

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 PPTA Awards. Do you know someone who should be a recipient for one of the PPTA's prestigious awards? Show your colleagues you've noticed how hard they've worked! PPTA members are welcome to apply or apply on behalf of another PPTA member. Visit the PPTA Awards page for more information and to nominate someone today!

The PTA Profession Turns 50

Learn more about the history of the Physical Therapist Assistant Profession and how the PPTA will be celebrating!