The mission of the Virginia Physical Therapy Association (VPTA), a component of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), is to advance excellence, quality, and accessibility of physical therapy through advocacy, education, research, and services for its members and consumers.
Transforming society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience.
While this is APTA's vision for the physical therapy profession, it is meant also to inspire others throughout society to, together, create systems that optimize movement and function for all people. The following principles of Identity, Quality, Collaboration, Value, Innovation, Consumer-centricity, Access/Equity, and Advocacy demonstrate how the profession and society will look when this vision is achieved.
For more information: www.apta.org/vision/