Mission Statement:
The Mississippi Physical Therapy Association (MPTA) advances the physical therapy profession to promote and improve the health and quality of life for the people of Mississippi.

Organizational Values:
MPTA staff and members when working on behalf of the association are committed to:

  • Excellence in evidence-based practice, education, research, and advocacy;

  • Social responsibility and cultural competence;

  • Professionalism; and

  • Decision making that reflects visionary thinking, innovation, collaboration, and accountability.

Vision Statement:

  • Physical therapists are recognized by consumers and other health care professionals as the practitioners of choice to whom consumers have unrestricted direct access for the diagnosis, intervention and prevention of impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions related to movement, function, and health.
  • The physical therapy profession in Mississippi is driven by a vibrant pool of engaged PT and PTA members who pursue and value life-long learning, including advanced proficiency, clinical specialization and Board certification.

  • MPTA serves as a leading partner with other health care providers through collaborative relationships to improve the health and wellness of the public we serve.