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We empower the physical therapy profession to make a deeper impact in the world around us.

Transforming society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience is our vision for the physical therapy profession.

We do that by advancing the profession, advocating for consumers to have better access to treatment by physical therapists and physical therapist assistants, and raising public awareness about the benefits of physical therapy.

Your active participation strengthens our collective voice and helps us accelerate progress.

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APTA provides a consistent lobbying presence with members of Congress, regulatory agencies, and commercial payers. But we need your participation to create change.

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Mary Kay Hannah
Mary Kay Hannah

"Being a member is not about a transaction to get a tangible item in return. It is about developing an amazing profession to best serve our patients. If you want to find colleagues who share your interest and care about best practice, you'll find them in APTA."

Our Impact

With your support, our potential for impact grows.


Emails sent to Congress by our members in support of our advocacy in 2022.

4.9 million

Visitors to, APTA's official consumer website, in 2022.

$19.5 million

Donated airtime earned by APTA's 2016, 2018, 2021 and 2022 ChoosePT public service announcements.