To serve as an advocate and resource for the practice of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy by fostering quality patient/client care and promoting professional growth.
2018-2019 Publishing Deadlines/Dates
- February 22 for April 2019
- May 17 for July 2019
- August 16 for October 2019
- November 15 for January 2020
Articles submitted for consideration should be emailed to Sharon Klinski: email@example.com. Note, additional details can be found in the OPTP Instructions to Authors found on the menu shown to the left of this page.
Publishing cycle: Quarterly
Content: OP is an expanded newsletter containing non-peer reviewed articles of clinical interest, abstracts of scientific literature, and book reviews. Recognized special interest groups—Occupational Health, Foot & Ankle, Performing Arts, Pain, Imaging, Orthopaedic Residency/Fellowship, and Animal Rehabilitation—also publish their newsletters within OP.
Indexing: CINAHL – Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature
Editor: John D. Heick, PT, PhD, OCS, NCS, SCS
Associate Editor: Rita B. Shapiro, PT, MA, DPT
Book Review Editor: Rita B. Shapiro, PT, MA, DPT
Managing Editor: Sharon L. Klinski
Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice (ISSN 1532-0871) is the official magazine of the Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, APTA, Inc. Copyright 2019 by the Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, APTA. Nonmember subscriptions are available for $50 per year (4 issues). Opinions expressed by the authors are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Orthopaedic Section. The Editor reserves the right to edit manuscripts as necessary for publication. All requests for change of address should be directed to the Orthopaedic Section office.
All advertisements which appear in or accompany Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice are accepted on the basis of conformation to ethical physical therapy standards, but acceptance does not imply endorsement by the Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy.
Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice is indexed by Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL).