APTA has resources to support each #FreshPT and #FreshPTA as they start their careers.
The first years of a physical therapy career inspire fresh excitement and new challenges.
Our Early-Career Dues Discount (formerly Career Starter Dues) helps you gain momentum, so we can be your support system throughout your career.
Apr 7, 2020
APTA is here to support you as you take your PT or PTA career to the next level.
Dec 19, 2019
Members have unlimited access to resources previously housed at PTNow: Article Search, CPGs, tests and measures, and more!
Jun 6, 2020
From long-term planning to student loan refinancing, we have resources to assist your financial management.
Jun 3, 2020
Our payment options and dues discounts make it easier to become and stay an APTA member.
Additional For Early-Career PTs and PTAs Content
Nov 23, 2021 / Podcast
As Congress attends to business in the last days before recess for the year, there are several important issues on the table, including a bill to address the fee schedule cuts, and legislation aimed at the PTA differential.
May 12, 2021 / Perspective
"You enter a new century of physical therapy in the United States like no other class before you."
May 11, 2021 / Perspective
The use of trauma-informed care has the power to change and uproot PT practice as we know it. And like most deconstructive work in life, my discovery of the need for trauma-informed physical therapy didn't come easy.
Apr 9, 2021 / Perspective
APTA is here to help you take control of your financial future.
Apr 1, 2021 / Perspective
After exploring the APTA Financial Solutions Center, I feel more comfortable and in control of my financial situation.
Apr 1, 2021 / Feature
PTs have skills and qualifications highly relevant to providing services in the backcountry.
Feb 10, 2021 / Podcast
Two PTs discuss their career journeys and things to consider when pursuing a PhD.
Feb 9, 2021 / Open Access
APTA Pediatrics has close to 6,000 physical therapist, physical therapist assistant, student, and partner members.
Feb 1, 2021 / Perspective
Language differences can be a barrier to providing the best care we can provide, and it's up to us to address those differences.
Jan 14, 2021 / Podcast
Zach shares his message to seek out more information, identify bias and limitations when they exist, find mentors, and reflect on experiences whenever possible.