Celebrating Our Centennial

We are celebrating 100 years as a member association and launching our next century as the largest community for physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students.

We want you to engage, celebrate, and serve, as we raise awareness about our great profession and enshrine a proud legacy for future generations.

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There are several ways to get involved during our centennial year.

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Participate in our centennial events, from our Centennial Lecture Series to a special week of events in September.

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Consistent with our vision, we want to give back to society for our landmark anniversary, and we’ll need your help.

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Our History

Since our founding in 1921, we have moved forward together, with a passion and commitment to transform lives and strengthen our profession.

Explore some milestones from our first century.

Our New Headquarters

APTA Centennial Center opened in January 2021.

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