Pro bono services are consistent with our profession’s values and vision.
Physical therapists and physical therapist assistants have a moral and ethical obligation to provide services to those without access to care due to financial reasons, lack of availability of services, or a disaster.
It is the responsibility of PTs and PTAs to comply with licensure requirements, standards of practice, state and federal laws, and ethical standards, which are not diminished or exempted because the service is subsidized or provided for free.
Aug 17, 2020 / Resource
Providing services for free doesn't mean you can cut corners.
Sep 16, 2018 / Article
Students from different clinics across the United States have written about their experiences in providing physical therapist services in their communities with pro bono clinics. After reading about how students and their areas have been impacted through involvement
Jul 16, 2017 / Perspective
The clinic experience not only served as a place to help those without access to physical therapy, but also to develop my skills as a future clinician and professional.
Apr 3, 2017 / Perspective
Move Together wants to help you turn those ideas into reality.
Aug 30, 2018 / Policies & Bylaws
House guideline: Outlines guiding principles related to member-provided pro bono services or support of organizations that meet the health needs of people who are economically disadvantaged.
Additional Pro Bono Physical Therapy Services Content
Aug 24, 2020 / Open Access
The proposed 9% cut: where it came from, what we’re doing, and the importance of your voice.
May 22, 2019 / Perspective
My goal is to showcase what PTs can do, while also empowering students to advocate for our patients and for our profession.
Nov 15, 2018 / Perspective
While the main goal of the pro bono clinic is to provide treatment to those who wouldn’t otherwise receive care, the experiences won’t be soon forgotten.
Aug 13, 2018 / Article
APTA staff interviewed Move Together patients and team members about their experiences and observations. These are their stories.
Feb 25, 2018 / Perspective
I was determined to maximize my experience and to find a way to make the journey fun and productive.
May 15, 2017 / Perspective
Treating populations in need opens your eyes to new viewpoints of the health care system.