104 Fairlane Drive
Lafayette, LA 70507
Phone: 337.262.1043
Fax: 337.262.1054
Intra-State Toll Free: 888.400.9110

Welcome to the Louisiana Physical Therapy Board...

Department of Health and Hospitals

The Louisiana Physical Therapy Board was created within the Department of Health and Human Resources. The Board consists of seven members who shall be appointed by the Governor.

This board is legislatively mandated to license and regulate the physical therapists and physical therapist assistants who wish to work in Louisiana. The Board is mandated to interpret the scope of practice for physical therapy, write regulations, and discipline licensees who have violated the law. The most important function of the Board is to protect the citizens of Louisiana.

Latest News

CEU and Verification of License Link Broken

Please contact the board office to submit payment or fill out the printable form and mail in payment.

Verification of License link: http://www.laptboard.org/_rs/pdf/WrittenVerificationofLicense.pdf

CEU Approval Request link: http://www.laptboard.org/_rs/pdf/PriorApproveApp.pdf

APTA-Sponsored vs. APTA-Hosted Courses

Please note that an APTA-sponsored course is acceptable as CEU credit when renewing your license. Licensees must verify that APTA courses are approved by checking our website. You must contact the LPTA or APTA to determine that the course is an APTA-sponsored and not APTA-hosted course.

2015 New Orleans Jurisprudence

Thursday October 22nd

Sheraton Metairie- New Orleans Hotel

4 Galleria Blvd.

Metairie, LA 70001

6:00pm- 8:00pm

To Register Email: stephanie@laptboard.org

Verification of a Drug or Device Supplier

To verify that your Legend (prescription) drug or device supplier is licensed in Louisiana, please visit:


1) Visit the link above

2) Type in the name of your supplier and click "Lookup"

3) Check to see if your supplier is displayed on the list

4) If you supplier is on the displayed list, expand the selection and print a copy for your records as proof of due diligence

5) If your supplier is NOT on the displayed list, then the prescription drug or device supplier is not authorized (licensed) to sell or distribute in or into the State of Louisiana.

2015 Jurisprudence Calendar

New Orleans- Thursday, October 22, 2015

Alexandria- Thursday, November 5, 2015

Monroe- Thursday, December 10, 2015

AG Opinion: Dry Needling

The Attorney General issued an opinion stating that it is within the scope of practice for physical therapists to practice dry needling.

The Attorney General Opinion on Dry Needling is on the website: http://www.lpta.org/news.html

Here is the direct link to the document: http://www.lpta.org/pdf/Opinion%2014-0216.pdf

APTA Ethics Course

This is a free 2-hr. Ethics course that can be used for renewal, but it will count against online hrs.


SCR 19

For information regarding SCR 19 please follow the link: http://laptscr19.weebly.com/

September Board Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

6:00pm Call to order Review/Approve the Agenda

6:05pm Review/Approve the Minutes

6:10pm Reports Chairman's Report Secretary/Treasurer's Report Executive Director's Report

7:00pm Legal Report Executive Session pursuant to La R.S. 42:16 for the purposes of discussing investigating proceedings regarding allegations of misconduct. Amending Consent Order: Adam Lafleur

8:00pm Reports of Committees Continuing Education Committee Legislative Task Force Website Committee

9:00pm New Business

9:30pm Old Business

Public Comment Section

Monitoring Consent Orders. Executive Session pursuant to La R.S. 42:16 for the purposes of discussing investigating proceedings regarding allegations of misconduct.

10:00pm Meeting Recessed

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

8:00am Formal Administrative Hearing #2015-I-001


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