Physical Therapy Web Site Links
The following are links to useful physical therapy information.
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is a national professional organization representing more than 63,000 members. Its goal is to foster advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education.
American Physical Therapy Association of New Jersey is a not-for-profit, professional organization representing physical therapists and physical therapist assistants who are licensed by the state of New Jersey. Other Association members include students in accredited PT and PTA programs. All officers and board members are volunteers.
Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association is an online reference for Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, consumers and others interested in physical therapy in Pennsylvania.
American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is the premier professional organization of health care providers dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all older adults. With an active membership of over 6,000 health care professionals, AGS has a long history of effecting change in the provision of health care for older adults. In the last decade, the Society has become a pivotal force in shaping attitudes, policies and practices regarding health care for older people.
Arthritis Foundation is committed to helping the 43 million Americans with arthritis in supporting research across the country into the causes and treatments of arthritis, creating and delivering educational, exercise and emotional support programs work on the local, state and national levels to institute new policies that will increase arthritis research funding, improve prescription drug coverage by insurance programs or focus federal public health efforts on arthritis.
Foundation for Physical Therapy was established in 1979 as a national, independent, nonprofit corporation to support the physical therapy profession's research needs in scientific, clinical and health services research. The mission of the organization is to advance the physical therapy profession through support for doctoral education and sponsorship of clinically relevant research.
Orthopedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association is the leading resource for orthopaedic physical therapy. The Section serves members and represents the interests of orthopaedic physical therapy by fostering high quality patient care and promoting professional growth through advancement of education and clinical practice, facilitation of quality research, and professional development of members.
Pub Med is a service of the National Library of Medicine that provides access to over 12 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960s and additional life science journals. Pub Med includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.
Society for Neuroscience is a nonprofit membership organization of basic scientists and physicians who study the brain and nervous system. Neuroscience includes the study of brain development, sensation and perception, learning and memory, movement, sleep, stress, aging and neurological and psychiatric disorders.