American Physical Therapy Association 
1111 Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-1488
800-999-2782
703-684-2782
703-684-7343 (fax)

Specialty certification, reimbursement and CPT code questions, information about the physical therapy profession, lists of Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant programs, Code of Ethics for Physical Therapists, Guide for Professional Conduct for the Physical Therapists, Code of Ethics for the Affiliate Member, and Guide for Professional Conduct for the Affiliate and Standards of Practice for Physical Therapy.

APTA Government Affairs and Advocacy Resources 


APTA Specialty Sections

APTA's special-interest sections give you the resources you need to stay current in your area of expertise and connect with others sharing your specific interests. With 18 sections to choose from, you're sure to find something of interest to you!

Experience the benefits of APTA section membership today! Section membership is open to ALL current APTA members. APTA membership is a prerequisite to section membership.


Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT)
509 Wythe Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-299-3100

Links to other state boards, NPTE exam handbook, exam registration, and other exam-related materials, score report and score transfer service.

Foreign Credentialing Commission on Physical Therapy (FCCPT)
511 Wythe Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-684-8406

Evaluations of credentials of foreign-educated physical therapists who wish to immigrate and work in the US.

Sylvan Testing Centers
Testing sites for Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant licensing examinations.
Applicant instructions:
Select Professional Licensure, your region and state, and if you had special accommodations. When you get to the Testing Program web page, select Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy from the drop-down menu.
     
     
Council on Licensure, Enforcement, and Regulation (CLEAR)
403 Marquis Avenue, Suite 100
Lexington, KY 40502
859-269-1289

Information on many licensure issues, regulations, and enforcement.
     
     
Federation of Associations of Regulatory Boards (FARB)
1603 Orrington Avenue, Suite 2080F
Evanston, IL 60201

Information related to professional regulation, particularly in the areas of administration, assessment, and law.


CDC HEADS UP
To help ensure the health and safety of young athletes, CDC developed the HEADS UP Concussion in Youth Sports initiative to offer information about concussions to coaches, parents, and athletes involved in youth sports. The HEADS UP initiative provides important information on preventing, recognizing, and responding to a concussion.