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We provide you with pathways for success throughout your career journey.

For wherever you are in your physical therapy career journey, APTA is here to help you thrive.

We deliver the articles and resources you need to advance your career, including evidence-based practice resources, payment guidance, and discounts through membership benefits.

We provide premier courses and events, including the biggest conference in the country.

APTA members receive unlimited access to our website!

Starting Your Journey

Becoming a PT or PTA is the pathway to a rewarding career helping people maximize their quality of life.

Explore Careers in Physical Therapy

Resources for PT and PTA Students

Resources for Early-Career PTs and PTAs
David Ung, SPT
David Ung, SPT

Physical therapy is our calling, but I know that we want more — more out of our careers, more out of our training, and more out of our impact on society. APTA is my home for that "more."

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Our Potential

As our association grows, so does your potential.


Practice areas available for specialist certification.


PTs to achieve ABPTS specialist certification in 2022.


Accredited residencies and fellowships at the end of 2022.