"Physical therapy is not a subspecialty of the medical profession and physical therapists are not medical doctors; we are a separate profession that provides a unique service that physicians are unable and untrained to provide."

Letter to the AMA from the APTA, Dec 2009

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Florida Legislative Session Opens Today!

Florida physical therapists get ready to lobby!

The start of the 2012 Florida Legislative session is today, January 10th, 2012.

Physical therapists can learn to set up their Bill Tracker with the Florida Senate video and with the Florida House of Representatives video, below.

2:03 min.

If you've never so much as picked up a phone to call your legislator then this may be YOUR year.

The Florida Physical Therapy Association (FPTA) is committed to helping you organize at the grassroots level.

Go to their web site at FPTA.org and find out how you can get invloved.

Watch this video and sign up for Bill Tracker to get started.

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