• APTA Policy Center
  • Welcome

    The APTA Policy Center is designed specifically for policy makers and members of the media to better understand the impact of federal legislative and regulatory issues on the delivery of physical therapy services to the American public.

    APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing the physical therapist practice, education, and research. APTA also strives to increase the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role in the nation’s health care system.

    Quick Facts

    Number of APTA Members: 93,000

    • Physical Therapists - More than 60,000
    • Physical Therapist Assistants - Nearly 7,000
    • Physical Therapy Students - More than 26,000