Resources for Physical Therapy
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 90,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role in the nation's health care system.
- Find a PT - Find a PT allows you to search a national database of physical therapist members of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) for the exclusive purpose of finding a physical therapist who is right for you.
- Move Forward - Educational website aimed at providing information to get moving in life.
Idaho Physical Therapy Association (IPTA)
The IPTA is a chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) with over 550 members representing over 1200 physical therapists and physical therapy assistants in the state. The IPTA is the principle membership organization promoting the profession of physical therapy in Idaho.
Fit Factor - This is an on-line survey you can do in your own home, assessing all aspects of your physical health. Questions ranging from your exercise habits to your ability to participate in everyday activities. This also provides interactive self-screening tests on balance, strength and flexibility result in a Fit Factor score categorizing you into 6 levels of physical health. If you are score low in any area, you can call our Physical Therapy Experts at CPR to help you get back on track! You can even Repeat the Fit Factor routinely to check your progress
PTASchools.com is a resource for finding schools with physical therapy assistant programs. They have researched the web to bring you the best assessment, information, and selection of schools as possible to help you make your decision.