Take Action

Advocate for the physical therapy profession and the patients it serves. Use the following resources and opportunities to take action today! It's easy: just ask these advocates!

Make sure you join the PTeam grassroots program for updates on federal legislation including action alerts, newsletters, and information bulletins.

Legislation Action Center
APTA members can login to send prewritten letters to their legislators. The Legislative Action Center contains letters for current state and federal issues. Members can also find practice visit resources and a schedule of local town hall meetings with their legislators under the "Grassroots Resources" tab.

Patient Action Center
Patients and nonmembers can send prewritten letters to their members of Congress. The Patient Action Center contains letters focused on the patient impact of certain federal issues and bills. Learn more about the benefits of physical therapy at MoveForwardPT.com.

Report Your Advocacy Activity
Report your advocacy efforts to APTA using our customized forms for practice visits, district meetings, town hall events, fundraisers, fly-ins, and more. APTA uses these reports to supplement your advocacy efforts by following-up with members of Congress.

Advocacy App

  • Download the APTA Action App

    The APTA Action app is a powerful grassroots tool fro physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, students, and patients on the go. It allows individuals to email their legislators, donate to the PT-PAC, look up talking points for priority issues, and more. Download the APTA Action app today on your iPhone or Android.

Get Involved

  • Advocacy Involvement Opportunities

    APTA offers a variety of ways and assistance to get involved in advocacy efforts that affect the profession and physical therapy patients.

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