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About Us

The California Physical Therapy Association is a Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association, which represents more than 93,000 physical therapists and physical therapist assistants nationwide.

As the third largest Physical Therapy association in the world, the California Physical Therapy Association is the only voice for the physical therapy profession in the state of California.

CPTA Mission Statement

• Meet the physical therapy needs of the people of the State of California through continuous development and improvement of physical therapist education, practice, and research;
• Educate people in California about the unique attributes, benefits, and value of physical therapy:
• Support CPTA membership to strengthen professional identity, communication, leadership, networking, business development and political outreach.

What are Physical Therapists?