Maximize Membership

Maximize your membership by becoming involved in APTA Private Practice programs and events. Get connected to the section and your peers. Get unlimited access to APTA Private Practice publications, including Impact Magazine, free marketing tools, templates and more.

Get Involved

Maximize your membership by becoming involved in APTA Private Practice programs and events. Members can engage through volunteer committee work, webinar participation and instruction, attending APTA Private Practice events and conferences, and by submitting articles to Impact Magazine, the APTA Private Practice's monthly publication.


Fill out a volunteer application to become participate in an APTA Private Practice Committee. Members are nominated based on their applications. 

Learn more about APTA Private Practice Committees.

View Volunteer Opportunities on APTA Engage.


APTA Private Practice offers numerous opportunities for PTs around the country to gather, network, and learn together. Events include catered tracks for students, administrators, and PTs interested in developing an array of business-related knowledge for physical therapists.

    • Join more than 1,200 of your colleagues during the APTA Private Practice Annual Conference and Exposition held in the fall. Take advantage of educational tracks, business meetings, and rich networking opportunities. New members receive a significant discount on conference registration.



The Peer2Peer Network carefully matches PTs from non-competing regions to participate in a PT Mastermind program. Participants meet twice a year for structured face-to-face meetings with other executives and content experts. Peers become accountable to each other as they set goals, assess weaknesses and grow as leaders in the physical therapy industry. 

Learn more about the Peer2Peer NetWorks program.



Do you have content that you believe would be worthy of a workshop at annual conference? Are you interested in helping to facilitate a webinar? Our education committee is always accepting submissions for potential presenters. Contact APTA Private Practice at for more information


Impact Magazine generates more than 60 pages of PT-related content every month. Members provide the bulk of the content offered. If you are interested in writing an article in Impact Magazine, submit a query letter to .

Get Connected

APTA Private Practice is here to help you maximize your membership by connecting with the section and your peers. Join us in online community forums, join a PT Business Bootcamp Group, and check out the monthly e-news to stay up-to-date with APTA Private Practice programs and the PT industry.


Start getting connected by logging on to the APTA Private Practice website. By logging in, you will gain unlimited access to member directories, practice management resources, magazine archives, a robust database of forms and templates relevant to your practice and much more.


  • APTA Private Practice Online Community: These topic-specific forums allow you to share best practices and collaborate with other physical therapists in business.
  • Facebook: Share stories and join in industry discussions on the APTA Private Practice - APTA Private Practice page.
  • LinkedIn: Join the private member group to participate in timely discussions and build your association community network.
  • Twitter: Follow @pps_apta and the hashtags #IMPACTMAG #PPSAPTA #PPSWEBINARS #PPSEVENTS #PPSADVOCACY to keep up on hot topics in the physical therapy industry.

Get Resources

Maximize Your Membership by using the resources that are exclusively available to you as an APTA Private Practice member. Members have unlimited access to APTA Private Practice publications including the industry-recognized Impact Magazine. Access free marketing tools, practice management forms and templates, advocacy resources, and much more.


Participate in a live webinar or purchase content on-demand geared toward your professional development as a PT in business. Learn about practice management, payment resources, compliance, marketing resources and more. Earn continuing education credit via our online webinars or live courses available during the APTA Private Practice Annual Conference and APTA Combined Section Meeting.

Visit the APTA Private Practice Learning Center


APTA Private Practice provides this monthly publication filled with articles written by industry experts who share industry trends in health care, government relations, leadership, and practice management. View the current issue and access the Impact archives online.


Discover innovative solutions for reaching your marketing goals and connecting with your community. APTA Private Practice members have access to free press release templates for communicating with local media; educational videos for training you and your staff; and free content for your website, newsletters, and social media pages.

Access APTA Private Practice Marketing Resources


APTA Private Practice is actively involved in monitoring, commenting and meeting with congressional members to advise them on issues that affect you and your practice. Help advance the profession by responding to Advocacy Alerts, or join our Key Contacts network to engage personally with your Members of Congress.

Access APTA Private Practice Advocacy Tools & Resources


Ensure the non-PTs in your practice have access to resources and training they need to effectively support your clinic by signing them up for the APTA Private Practice Administrators' Network. Network members enjoy access to the 6-part Administrators Certification course, their own monthly subscription to Impact Magazine, discounted registration to APTA Private Practice events and education, opportunities to apply to join committees, and networking opportunities to gain insight and knowledge from their administrator peers.

Learn about the Administrators' Network


Access APTA Private Practice payment tools and resources to guide you through the complicated payment environment and assist you in increasing reimbursement. Use our model payer contracts, learn about effective collections techniques, value-based care, administrative simplification, telehealth and more.

Access APTA Private Practice Payment Resources


APTA Private Practice works to create a strong alignment with companies supporting entrepreneurial physical therapist section members. We offer direct access to numerous vendors through the APTA Private Practice Buyer's Guide, through our conference exhibit hall, and our valued Industry Partner Program.

Access APTA Private Practice Business Solutions