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APTA Pelvic Health: Clinical Practice Guidelines for Pelvic Girdle Pain in the Postpartum Population (CPG+)

Jan 1, 2022/CPG

This clinical guideline describes evidence-based physical therapist practice, including screening, diagnosis, prognosis, intervention, and assessment of outcome for women with postpartum pelvic girdle pain.

APTA's Guidelines for Telerehabilitation: Your Comments Needed by July 3

Jun 14, 2023/News

The draft CPG, based on a review of current research, addresses delivery of PT services via telerehab for a range of health conditions.

APTA: Cancer Related Fatigue Screening and Assessment Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG+)

Jan 4, 2023/CPG

This guideline recommends measurement tools that health care providers should use to screen for and assess cancer-related fatigue in individuals with cancer.

APTA Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy: Knee Pain and Mobility Impairments: Meniscal and Articular Cartilage Lesions, Revision 2018 (CPG+)

Jan 31, 2018/CPG

This guideline provides recommendations related to the examination and treatment of patients with meniscal and articular cartilage lesions.

APTA Pelvic Health: Pelvic Girdle Pain in the Antepartum Population Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG+)

May 1, 2017/CPG

Recommendations for clinical reasoning processes in the examination and intervention of females with prenatal pelvic girdle pain.

Royal Dutch Society for Physical Therapy: Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines for Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Rehabilitation Based on a Systematic Review and Multidisciplinary Consensus (CPG+)

Dec 1, 2016/CPG

Evidence-based guidelines for rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction and includes assessing readiness to return to play and risk of re-injury.

APTA Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy: Hip Pain and Mobility Deficits—Hip Osteoarthritis: Revision 2017 (CPG+)

May 31, 2017/CPG

Recommendations for examination and diagnostic classification based on body functions and structures, activity limitations, participation restrictions, prognosis, interventions and assessment of outcome.

APTA Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy and American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy: Hamstring Strain Injury in Athletes (CPG+)

Feb 28, 2022/CPG

This CPG includes sports-related overloading and overstretching injuries to myofascial or musculotendinous structures in any combination of the 3 hamstring muscles (semitendinosus, semimembranosus, and biceps femoris).

Clinical Practice Guideline Development

APTA supports the development of CPGs to reduce unwarranted variation in care and improve the value of care.

APTA Academy of Hand and Upper Extremity Physical Therapy and Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy: Hand Pain and Sensory Deficits: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CPG+)

May 1, 2019/CPG

This guideline rpovides evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for management of patients with hand pain, and sensory deficits: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome