The APTA Louisiana recommends increasing access to rehabilitation telehealth as a safe and effective means for essential patient care. We urge all local healthcare insurance providers and worker's compensation to cover Physical Therapy services provided through the use of telehealth. Our patients deserve our care!
Click to read the letter from APTA President Dunn on the COVID-19 Impact.
Now you can be treated by a Physical Therapist even before you visit your physician. Click here to find an APTA Louisiana member Physical Therapist in your neighborhood.
Membership in the APTA Louisiana allows you to enhance your career, keep up with current trends in the Physical Therapy Profession, and bring the best to your patients.
Searching for a job or looking to fill a position? The APTA Louisiana Career Center is the best resource for qualified candidates and opportunities in the industry.
APTA Louisiana has a very active Legislative Committee who are PT professionals dedicated to protecting and promoting the best interests of your profession in the State of Louisiana.
The Physical Therapists Political Action Committee (PT-PAC) is a valuable way to connect to the legislative process in the state of Louisiana. The PT-PAC allows us to aid legislators, both Republicans and Democrats, who have similar views and understanding of issues important to our profession. A strong and healthy PAC is necessary to protect and advance the Physical Therapy profession in the state of Louisiana. Please take action to help our goal of protecting the profession by donating today.
Donate to the PT-PAC
The APTA Louisiana Patient Access Investment Fund (PAIF) Fund is used to promote legislation that will advance and ensure direct access for patients. Through the generosity of PAIF contributors, we are able to work towards our goal and ensure the best patient care in the State of Louisiana.
Donate to the APTA Louisiana PAIF
Volunteer as a Key Contact
It is important to form good relationships with Representatives all over the state. If you are interested in becoming a key contact for the Representative in your area, please contact us at [email protected] for more information.
Provide Patient Testimonials
There is no better way to convey the importance of Physical Therapy than from the patient's point of view. If you have a patient that is willing to share their experience on how Physical Therapy has positively impacted their way of life, please contact us. Please keep in mind that confidentiality will be maintained.
Volunteer at Day at the Capitol
APTA Louisiana hosts an Annual "PT Day at the Capitol" which provides a great opportunity to meet face to face with Legislators at the Capitol during regular session to discuss important issues and gain support for our profession.
Stay tuned during the spring of 2021 for details about the day and time of the 2021 PT Day at the Capitol.
If you are interested in volunteering, please contact us at [email protected]. We hope to see you there next year!