PTAs are crucial members of the physical therapy profession, with a proud history and a promising future.
We are building a community of passionate physical therapist assistants!
The PTA Caucus is helping to lead the way and provides connections for our PTA members.
We offer numerous resources and opportunities to support you in your career.
Jul 8, 2021
Medicare permits general supervision of physical therapist assistants by physical therapists in all settings — except for outpatient private practice under Part B, which requires direct supervision.
May 29, 2020
The premier program for PTAs to increase their knowledge and skill in a specific practice area and to recognize the PTA for their advanced proficiency in one or more areas of practice.
May 1, 2019 / Feature
May 1, 2020
PTs, PTAs, and students should understand requirements for supervision and teamwork.
Mar 21, 2019 / Interview
Additional For PTAs Content
Oct 1, 2023 / Feature
Take a look at what recent advancements in regenerative medicine may mean for physical therapists.
Oct 1, 2023 / Column
One physical therapist's struggle in DPT school led to an ADHD diagnosis and, eventually, a successful career.
Sep 28, 2023 / Article
In this APTA Social we discuss ways to find community engagement and volunteerism opportunities.
Sep 21, 2023 / Article
Learn about the importance of representation, Sankofa, and trustworthiness in the physical therapy profession.
Aug 24, 2023 / Article
In this video, we will explore the strategies and techniques for building your brand on social media.
Aug 11, 2023 / Article
Discover the pressing need for translating research findings into practical clinical applications within the field of physical therapy.
Aug 2, 2023 / Position Paper
Beginning in January 2022, payment for Medicare Part B services provided by PTAs was reduced by 15% due to a provision in the Balanced Budget Act of 2018.
Jun 15, 2023 / Article
By joining forces with other stakeholders, we can collectively work toward enhancing the overall quality of health care and public health outcomes.
May 25, 2023 / Article
The COVID-19 pandemic posed ethical challenges to the physical therapy profession.
Apr 6, 2023 / Article
Learn about APTA advocacy, the importance of getting involved, and how you can advocate for the physical therapy profession.