Welcome to APTA Pennsylvania, a chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association

APTA Pennsylvania seeks to improve the health and quality of life in individuals in society by advancing physical therapy practice, education and research in the state, across the country, and around the world. We strive to increase the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role to follow healthcare providers, lawmakers and the public.

APTA Pennsylvania is a chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and represents more than 5,700 dedicated physical therapy professionals and students across the commonwealth. With educational opportunities, networking, and resources for the PT professional. APTA Pennsylvania is committed to fostering advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education for its members and its community.


Vaccination locations and contacts for health care personnel are now available.

This is an interim vaccine plan from the department. Many components of the COVID-19 vaccine plan remain fluid and continue to be modified and adapted as more announcements and decisions are made at the federal level. The department is continuing to receive feedback and will be modifying this plan and posting public updates to this in the coming weeks.

*This information was pulled from the PA Department of Health website.


Information Blocking: IMPORTANT Update - Information Blocking rules take effect on April 5, 2021!

The 21st Century Cures Act defines information blocking as “practices that are likely to interfere with access, exchange, or use of electronic health information." Practice owners and clinicians should access these links for information on the rules:

Practice Resources

Latest News

2021 APTA Pennsylvania Call for Abstracts Now Open

Visit the 2021 call for abstract page to review the guidelines and apply. Deadline to apply is June 14, 2021.


 APTA PA 2021 Centennial Events

Visit the APTA Pennsylvania Centennial site to register for upcoming events, submit your Flat Mollie photo, review the APTA PA timeline, and more!


Research Participation Opportunities

PT/PTA Student Research Survey Opportunities

Review the current Research Participation Opportunities available! We thank you for your consideration!