In this review: Clinical Practice Guidelines — Physical Therapy Management of Older Adults With Hip Fracture (Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy)
New CPG on Hip Fracture Focuses on PTs
Two APTA academies, in collaboration with APTA national, have created a targeted set of recommendations.
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