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Performance Health Sponsor the 2021 APTA Future of Physical Therapy Summit

American Physical Therapy Association to bring global physical therapy leaders and community together in national event at US capitol.

WARRENVILLE, ILLINOIS, September 13, 2021
Performance Health, the largest global manufacturer and distributor of products to the rehabilitation and physical therapy markets, is proud to serve as a sponsor of the 2021 American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Future of Physical Therapy Summit.

The all-day event is scheduled to take place on Monday, September 13 in Washington, D.C. and will bring together physical therapy leaders from around the world to deliver insight and inspiration, with sessions organized around the three areas of impact featured in APTA’s mission statement: building community; advancing the physical therapy profession; and improving the health of society.

Performance Health maintains a strong and ongoing partnership with APTA, an individual membership professional organization representing physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students of physical therapy.

"At Performance Health, we share a passion for supporting physical therapists and are dedicated to providing the most innovative products, solutions, and resources to all," said Francis Dirksmeier, CEO of Performance Health."

"APTA plays a vital role within the physical therapy community and in advancing the field; we are committed to supporting its mission and delighted to be a sponsor of the APTA Future of Physical Therapy Summit!"

The event will feature speakers from within and beyond the association, including Natalie Beswetherick (Chartered Society of Physiotherapy), Col. Deydre Teyhen (Army Medical Specialist Corps), Jazmine Tooles (MossRehab), and Scott Willis (Australian Physiotherapy Association).

The Future of Physical Therapy Summit is part of APTA’s larger Centennial Celebration, celebrating 100 years as a member association with a series of events spanning September 10-14.

The APTA states “We’d like to thank these sponsors for their incredible extra support of our Centennial events happening in 2021. They have truly stepped up to stand by our side in making these events memorable and exciting as we close 100 years of service and look forward to our next 100 years.”

Event Details: Monday, September 13, 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at the Capital Turnaround event venue, 770 M St SE, Washington, DC 20003. Tickets are required to attend the event in person and must have been purchased by August 27, 2021. The event will be livestreamed and can be viewed virtually for free by signing up:

Learn more about the 2021 APTA Future of Physical Therapy Summit:

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About APTA: The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing 100,000 member physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students of physical therapy. APTA supports efforts to increase diversity, equity and inclusion to better serve the association, the profession, and society. APTA is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, just outside Washington, D.C. To learn more, visit

About Performance Health

Headquartered in Warrenville, Illinois, with significant operations in Akron, Ohio, Performance Health is a leader in consumer healthcare and the largest global manufacturer and distributor of products to the rehabilitation, physical therapy, and sports medicine markets.

The company's products are sold to leading healthcare facilities and practitioners such as physical therapists, athletic trainers, and chiropractors, and direct to consumers across all key brick-and-mortar and online retail channels.

Its market-leading brands include THERABAND, Cramer, Sammons Preston, Medco and Rolyan.

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