Welcome to APTA Pennsylvania, a chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association

APTA Pennsylvania 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, APTA Pennsylvania is committed to fostering advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education for its members and its community.

NEW: APTA Pennsylvania MovePA Conference Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for APTA PA's 2021 MovePA Annual Conference. Join us Oct. 22-24, 2021, at the Omni William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA, for an educational experience to help you and over 300 physical therapy professionals continue to move the physical therapy profession forward. Visit the MovePA webpage to view the brochure and register.

COVID-19 Core Outcome Measures Survey

Do you see patients with acute COVID-19, post acute COVID-19, or Long COVID/PASC? If so, the Cross Academy and Section COVID-19 Core Outcome Measure Task Force would love to hear from you!

When: During the month of July only.

Who: Any clinician who is working with patients with acute COVID-19, post-acute COVID-19, or Long COVID/PASC.
Length of survey: The survey should take less than 10 minutes to complete.

Survey Links: Adult Survey | Pediatric Survey

Important Message to PA Licensed Therapists

6/28/2021: COVID Mitigation Updates

From PA.gov: Responding to COVID-19 | PA.GOV: “COVID-19 mitigation measures have been lifted in Pennsylvania. Businesses and organizations may continue to implement mask policies.
All businesses and individuals are encouraged to follow CDC safety guidance.


Practice Resources

Latest News

APTA PA MovePA Conference Registration

2021 MovePA Conference registration is now open. View the brochure and register through the MovePA Conference page.

Early bird pricing available until Sept. 24, 2021.

APTA PA 2021 Centennial Events

Visit the APTA Pennsylvania Centennial site to register for upcoming events, submit your Flat Mollie photo, review the APTA PA timeline, and more!

The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Opens 2021 Research Grants

The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) is now accepting grant applications for 7 different mechanisms.
Read the application guidelines and instructions on the FPTR website here

CoHSTAR's 2021 Pilot Study Program - Letters of Intent Due Aug. 2, 2021

Learn more.