Addiction

Pain and Addiction Toolkit

New Resources for Physical Therapists.

Advocacy

Advocacy

Continuing our mission through your support and generosity

Students

Students

Opportunities and resources available to PT and PTA students

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Events

Join us at one of our upcoming in-person or virtual events

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Choose PT

Interested in a career as a physical therapist?

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Payment Policy

Learn more about state and federal payment policy issues

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Centennial Glass Donation

We're celebrating 100 years of physical therapy with a collector's edition bourbon

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Practice

Practice

Knowledge and skills in practice administration are important for members whether they own a practice, direct a department, manage a facility, or practice as an employee.

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Payment

For additional assistance with payment and reimbursement issues, contact APTA's Payment Policy & Advocacy department at 800/999-2782, ext. 8511 or advocacy@apta.org.

Advocacy

Advocacy

Advocate for the physical therapy profession and the patients it serves. Click here to access resources and opportunities to take action today!

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We're Here For You

Have a question for a PT/PTA expert? We're here to help. Have a great idea you would like to share with APTAKY leadership? Let us know.

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Our Mission

APTA Kentucky advances and empowers the physical therapy profession to improve the health of the Commonwealth.

Benefits of Membership

There's never been a more important time to be a member of APTA KY. As a recognized leader in state-level health care debates, we need the power of your voice in the regulatory and legislative arenas. Your APTA KY membership benefits your career as well as your profession — an invaluable investment that will pay dividends throughout your future.

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Students

Check out our resources for current students of physical therapy.

Professionals

Career resources for PTs and PTAs in the first 5 years of their careers.

PTAs

View the many resources available specific to Physical Therapist Assistants.

Educators

View information and resources for educators of PTs and PTAs.

For the Public

A website dedicated to consumers of physical therapy.

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Help our organization continue its mission with your support and generosity.

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What Our Members Are Saying

APTA Kentucky advances and empowers the physical therapy profession to improve the health of the Commonwealth.

Physical Therapy in Kentucky

The first physical therapist arrived in Kentucky in 1935. Within the next few years Mary McDonnell was joined by 15 of her colleagues. They came to fight the crippling effects of polio. They touched the lives of World War II veterans whose bodies were mangled and broken. In 1947, feeling the need to unite and expand their knowledge, they founded the Kentucky Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association. These pioneers could only dream their association, which started with 16 members, would grow to serve over 1,600 members.

Today, we are known as APTA Kentucky, a Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association with a combined national presence of over 100,000 members.

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