Synergy is a quarterly publication of the Texas Physical Therapy Association.  Synergy is a member benefit, and therefore only available to TPTA members.  Features include TPTA Member Updates, the Executive Director's Report, and District News and Events.  Each issue also contains articles of general interest to the physical therapy community in regard to local, state, and national matters. 

Past Issues

Fall 2021
Winter 2021

Fall 2020

Winter 2020
Summer 2019
Spring 2019
Winter 2018
Fall 2018
Spring 2018
Winter 2017
Fall 2017

If you are interested in submitting an article or photograph, send to Lindsey Green, at 
[email protected].

Deadlines for 2018 Synergy Submissions
Spring Issue (2018) - Deadline for submission - 2/9/18
Summer Issue (2018) - Deadline for submission - 5/18/18
Fall Issue (2018) - Deadline for submission - 8/17/18
Winter Issue (2018) - Deadline for submission - 11/16/18

Future Publication Dates
Winter Issue 2018 - 12/10/18

Advertising in Synergy

 **Remember that artwork charges may be assessed if the artwork is not the exact size of the requested ad and camera-ready.

Advertisement Specifications
  • Prepayment is required for all ads.
  • 10% discount for prepayment of 3 issues; 15% discount for prepayment of 4 issues.
  • Ad Size (Camera-Ready or Text) 

        1 Issue Rate   2-3 Issue Rate   4 Issue Rate
    1/12 Page Ad (2 1/4" X 2 5/16")   $175   $158 each issue   $149 each issue
    1/6 Page Ad (2 1/4" wide X 4 5/8")   $259   $234 each issue   $220 each issue
    1/3 Page Ad (2 1/4" wide X 9 1/2" or 4 3/4" wide X 4 5/8")   $391   $352 each issue   $333 each issue
    1/2 Page Ad (7 1/4" wide X 4 5/8")   $563   $508 each issue   $480 each issue
    2/3 Page Ad (4 3/4" wide X 9 1/2")   $777   $700 each issue   $660 each issue
    Full Page Ad (7 1/4" wide X 9 1/2")   $995   $896 each issue   $846 each issue
    Dimensions are width x height; Non-refundable payment in full is required to reserve space.


All advertising space is booked on a first-come, first-served basis.


All ads are non-commissionable. The rates listed are net rates.
Advertising space must be paid for in advance of publication.

Closing Dates and Ad Specifications

  • No space reservations will be accepted without TPTA's completed and signed advertising contract and payment in full.  It can be accompanied, but not replaced, by a standard insertion order.
  • Advertising copy/camera-ready artwork must be included with the completed contract and payment.
  • Display ad prices do not include typesetting or alterations. Artwork charges may be assessed if the artwork is not the exact size of the requested ad and camera-ready and/or grayscale. 
  • Unless special arrangements are made, contracts reserving space must arrive by the space closing date or advertising may not be published as requested.
  • Previous ads in multi-ad orders may be repeated if new artwork is not received by the closing date. If no prior ad exists, the advertiser forfeits the cost of contracted space not used, and the unused space will be allocated at the discretion of the editor/publisher.
  • Advertisers under contract will be rate-protected as per the terms of the contract.
  • No conditions, printed or otherwise, appearing on the ad insertion order, billing instructions or copy instructions which conflict with the publisher's stated policy will be binding on the publisher.  Special requests will be honored at the discretion of the editor/publisher when possible.
  • The editor/publisher reserve the right to reject any advertising. All advertising is accepted and published upon authorization from the advertiser to do so.  The advertiser agrees to hold the publisher blameless from all claims, damages, and expenses arising out of any advertising accepted.


  • No cancellations or changes in contracts reserving space will be accepted after the space reservation closing date. Cancellations or changes must be received in writing by the space reservation closing date. Any advertiser canceling after the space reservation deadline forfeits the cost of the space.
  • Advertisers who fail to comply with pre-payment requirements will be charged the non-discounted rate.

Proof of Publication

TPTA will provide a link to view publication.

Publication Dates

Publication dates are estimated dates.  Production delays can occur.  When reserving space, it is the responsibility of the advertiser to ensure enough lead time for ads to be published in a timely manner.