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Physical Therapy

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American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Transforming society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience.

APTA Chapters and Sections

Many of APTA's chapters support districts that allow for closer and more regional involvement. Your chapter will offer a variety of events, professional development activities, and other opportunities for you to meet and interact with other members in your geographic area.  APTA's special-interest sections give you the resources you need to stay current in your area of expertise and connect with others sharing your specific interests. To find your chapter or learn more about the here.

American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT)

The purpose of ACAPT is to advance the enterprise of academic physical therapy – including clinical education and post-professional education -- by promoting the highest standards of excellence.

World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT)

The World Confederation for Physical Therapy represents physical therapists and their organisations around the globe. Physical therapists, also known as physiotherapists, are the specialists in human activity and movement.

Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR)


The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research funds PT research grants, scholarships, and fellowships.

Physical Therapy Political Action Committee

PT-PAC is the sole fundraising organization that provides access to and influence of legislators to champion PT legislative interests at the federal level. The vision of PT-PAC is to become the #1 health professions PAC providing the resources to create a network of Congressional champions on physical therapy issues.