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Welcome to the new NCPTA website and database! Please "pardon our dust", we are still under some construction.
The mission of the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association (NCPTA) is to improve the health, function and quality of life of individuals by representing, promoting and advancing the profession and best practice of physical therapy in North Carolina.
***CALL FOR PROPOSALS*** 2016 NCPTA Fall Conference!
Click here for ONLINE SUBMISSION FORM
Submission deadline is April 15, 2016
The NCPTA is authorized under the NC General Statute 21 NCAC 48 B.0108 to approve continuing competence credits for Individual programs/activities, and to approve providers of continuing competence activities who can then issue credit for their own programs that meet the Rules for the Standards of Continuing Competence Activities under NC General Statute 21 NCAC 48G.0107 without additional review. Click here for details.
DEFEND DRY NEEDLING!
The North Carolina Acupuncture Licensing Board in September 2015 filed a lawsuit to prevent physical therapists from competing against acupuncturists. Their lawsuit seeks an order declaring that dry needling by physical therapists is the unauthorized practice of acupuncture—a Class 1 misdemeanor. In other words, the Acupuncture Board wants to make dry needling a crime.
Spinal Manipulation and HB 135- Modernize Physical Therapy Practice- current updates
MEDICAID Policy 10A- Outpatient Specialized Therapies- Public Comment Period is OPEN!