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Consistent with our mission, APTA values establishing mutually beneficial partnerships to advance the physical therapy profession and to support the patients and consumers it serves.

Through our partnership program, APTA collaborates with nonprofit and for-profit organizations to achieve its vision of transforming society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience.

In addition to our formal partnerships APTA collaborates with various related organizations and participates in coalitions that work together on common initiatives.

APTA Partners

The APTA Partners program enhances business relationships, and develops meaningful partnerships with nonprofit organizations by offering support to those companies that share the same dedication to philanthropy and commitment to service specifically in the areas of physical therapist practice, education, and research. For more information email partners@apta.org.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists is a national organization committed to excellence in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy practice, education and research. Fellows of the AAOMPT provide the highest level of musculoskeletal care through advanced manual therapy practice.

The American College of Sports Medicine represents more than 50,000 physicians, scientists, researchers, educators, exercise professionals and other allied professions in the fields of sports medicine and exercise science. ACSM's mission is to advance and integrate scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine.

The Arthritis Foundation is boldly pursuing a cure for America's #1 cause of disability while championing the fight against arthritis with life-changing resources, science, advocacy and community connections.

The Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy's provides service and leadership that promote safe and competent physical therapy practice through a strong foundation of laws and regulatory standards, effective tools and systems to assess entry-level and continuing competence, and public and professional awareness of resources for public protection.

Move Together's mission is to increase access to quality rehabilitation medicine around the corner and around the world and is directly aligned to APTA's vision to transform society by optimizing human movement. Together, we look for ways to collaborate and connect initiatives for the betterment of society, near and far.

APTA and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) work collectively to provide local and national impact, to benefit all stakeholders, particularly veterans, physical therapists, and physical therapist assistants. We serve to raise awareness of the physical therapy profession while potentially creating new employment and practice opportunities for members of physical therapy profession.

Special Olympics strives to make the world a better, healthier, and more joyful place for people, by creating a new world of inclusion and community, where every person is accepted and welcomed, regardless of ability or disability. Together we do this -- one athlete, one volunteer, one family member at a time.


Strategic Business Partners

Through its Strategic Business Partners Program, APTA seeks to enhance business relationships and develop meaningful partnerships with for-profit companies by offering services and marketing opportunities that provide mutual benefits to partners and APTA.

Interested in becoming a Strategic Business Partner? APTA offers four levels of partnership: platinum, gold, silver, and bronze. View the program options and contact judylewis@apta.org. Also see our information for advertisers, exhibitors, and sponsors.

Gold Partners

In business for over 75 years, GEICO gives you the benefit of great rates on high-quality car insurance. You could be eligible for a special membership discount on GEICO auto insurance. GEICO can also help you find great coverage at an affordable rate on condominium, homeowners, renters, and more.

Healthcare Providers Service Organization (HPSO), in partnership with APTA, provides malpractice coverage to employed and self-employed physical therapists and assistants, independent private practitioners, and those who own a solo or group practice. Insuring over 100,000 PTs, HPSO is a leader in providing professional liability insurance to PTs and PT practices. 

Silver Partners

Chattanooga is a leading manufacturer of rehabilitation equipment for treating musculoskeletal, neurological, and soft tissue disorders. For over seven decades, Chattanooga products have contributed to positive treatment outcomes in hospitals, clinics, and home settings worldwide. Chattanooga is a brand of DJO, which provides solutions for musculoskeletal health, vascular health, and pain management.

Laurel Road has helped graduates like you save money on their student loans. Plus, APTA members receive an additional 0.25% rate discount over the life of their loans. Checking your rate is quick and doesn’t impact your credit score. To get started, head to laurelroad.com/APTA.

Hyperice utilizes patented compression technology to increase circulation, improve range of motion, reduce pain, and treat a wide range of edematous conditions. Physical therapists use the Hyperice line to improve clinical outcomes, increase patient satisfaction, promote retention rates, and grow their practices. 

Bronze Partners

Beartrap is a revolutionary self-treatment and muscle recovery tool used to treat injuries, reduce muscle aches and pain, and increase joint mobility. Developed in Australia and endorsed by the APA, the aim of Beartrap is to replicate the basic fundamentals of manual therapy performed by Physical Therapists outside of the clinic.

The world's leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health, ranked No. 1 for orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report (2019-2020). HSS provides care to over 135,000 patients and performed over 32,000 surgical procedures. HSS Rehabilitation offers professional education, training for allied health clinicians, and has a community-based network.

Hocoma is the global leader for the development, manufacturing, and marketing of robotic and sensor-based devices for functional movement therapy. We develop innovative therapy solutions working closely with leading clinics and research centers. Our products are applied successfully in renowned clinics and research institutes worldwide in the rehabilitation medicine field.

Parker Laboratories, Inc. is the leading manufacturer of medical ultrasound and electro medical contact media serving the needs of the physical therapy community. The comprehensive product line supports therapeutic ultrasound, electro-stimulation, surface cleaning disinfection and a new analgesic, Helix Professional Pain Relief. Parker's products are recognized globally by health care professionals.

Performance Health is a leader in consumer health care and the largest global manufacturer and distributor of products to the rehabilitation and recovery markets. Its industry-leading brands include Biofreeze,® TheraBand,® TheraPearl,® Cramer,® Sammons Preston,® and Rolyan.® Additionally, Performance Health provides market-leading solutions including practice-building support, clinical education, and best outcome protocols. 

PhysicalTherapy.com offers online CEU courses for PTs, PTAs, and ATs. PhysicalTherapy.com members enjoy unlimited 24/7 access to 400+ courses in 20+ topic areas for $99/year. Courses are available in weekly live webinar, recorded webinar, audio, and text formats. PhysicalTherapy.com is a nationally recognized CEU provider and BOC-Approved Continuing Education Provider.

Scorebuilders is the leading provider of PT and PTA licensing resources for the NPTE. The company’s expansive product line includes review courses, review books, flash cards, apps, and testing products for academic programs and students. Scorebuilders is a PT owned company serving the profession for over three decades.    

Simucase, a personalized learning platform helping students transition from classroom to clinical practice through simulation-based learning as well as a comprehensive video library. All simulations match APTA standards and follow practice guidelines.

TrueLearn is an online learning platform offering thousands of students access to their SmartBanks. Not your average Qbank, Truelearn’s PT Board Exam SmartBank utilizes cognition science, granting students access to 950+ board-style questions, detailed answer explanations, an on-the-go mobile application, references on every question, and personalized analytics. APTA Members SAVE 25%.*