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

2019 PPTA MovePA Conference

Thank you to everyone who attended this year's PPTA MovePA Annual Conference!
It was a huge success, and we hope you had a great time at Seven Springs. 
Please Save the Date to Join Us Oct. 16-18, 2020 at Kalahari Resort & Conference Center in Pocono Manor, PA!

PPTA 2019 Election Candidates

Review the 2019 Election Candidates & get ready to cast your vote soon!

PTA Virtual 10K - Registration NOW Open

All proceeds go to benefit the APTA/PPTA - Learn more & register today!

The PTA Profession Turns 50

Learn about the history of the profession and how the PPTA is celebrating!