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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
Click here for Research Poster Abstract form
Submission deadline is April 15, 2016
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.