This page presents a listing of some web resources that may be useful to Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, PT and PTA students, and other interested individuals. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list.
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is a national, professional organization representing the interests of more than 70,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students. This site is an excellent information source for practicing therapists and anyone interested in the profession. Get Involved in APTA - Find out about the Student Assembly.
Sections of the APTA provide specific special interest information and support to professionals and para-professionals in physical therapy. Links to some Sections are given here:
There are many other Sections. To find them, go to the Sections Page.
Physical Therapy Program List
The APTA maintains a complete list of Accredited Educational Programs for the profession. On this list, you will find links to other physical therapy programs, giving access to resources at many sites throughout the nation.
Physical therapists sometimes team with occupational therapists to deliver patient care programs. Go to the Easter Seal Society's site to learn about Occupational Therapy.
Physical Therapy is the official journal of the APTA. Physical Therapy In Motion is the monthly magazine for the profession. Visit these sites to browse the current issues or to do keyword searches on past issues.