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APTA Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy: Vestibular Rehabilitation for Peripheral Vestibular Hypofunction - Updated (CPG+)

Apr 1, 2022/CPG

Updated guidelines on how to optimize rehabilitation outcomes for persons with peripheral vestibular hypofunction undergoing vestibular rehabilitation.

APTA: Physical Therapist Management of Total Knee Arthroplasty (CPG+)

Sep 1, 2020/CPG

This guideline is intended to be used by qualified and appropriately trained PTs involved in the management of patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty.

APTA Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy: Physical Therapist Management of Patients With Suspected or Confirmed Osteoporosis Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG+)

Apr 1, 2022/CPG

Related Resources The Clinician's Guide to Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis (April 2022)     CPG+ Appraisal Rating 4.5 out of 7  How was this rating made? Highlights All recommendations are adapted from the Scottish Intercollegiate Guideline Network (SIGN) titled Management of Osteoporosis and

Clinical Practice Guideline Workshop

APTA conducts an annual invitation-only workshop to help sections develop clinical practice guidelines.

APTA: Physical Therapist Management of Glenohumeral Joint Osteoarthritis Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG+)

Apr 28, 2023/CPG

This guideline was created by an American Physical Therapy Association volunteer guideline development group and covers clinical information and accepted approaches for physical therapist management of glenohumeral joint osteoarthritis.

APTA Academy of Orthopaedic PT, American Academy of Sports PT, Academy of Neurologic PT, and Academy of Pediatric PT: Physical Therapy Evaluation and Treatment After Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (CPG+)

Apr 2, 2020/CPG

This clinical practice guideline provides a set of evidence-based recommendations for physical therapist management of the patients who have experienced a concussive event.

Summary of Evidence-Based Guideline Update: Evaluation and Management of Concussion in Sports: Report of the Guideline Development Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology (CPG+)

Jun 11, 2013/CPG

Discusses risk factors and related sequelae, tools for diagnosing individuals with concussion and/or at risk for subsequent related impairments, and interventions for treatment and risk reduction.

APTA Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy: Interventions for the Management of Acute and Chronic Low Back Pain: Revision 2021 (CPG+)

Oct 31, 2021/CPG

Update to the 2012 Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy,CPG for low back pain (LBP). The overall objective of this update was to provide recommendations on interventions delivered by physical therapists or studied in care settings that included physical therapy providers.

Study: Maintaining High PA Levels Over Time Slows PD-Related Functional Declines

Jan 26, 2022/Review

The analysis echoes recommendations in a new CPG from APTA on PT management of PD.

New PT-Focused Lymphedema Guideline Follows 'Care Trajectory'

Jun 26, 2020/Review

APTA Oncology has published its first major treatment-related CPG — a resource on treatment of lymphedema related to breast cancer targeted specifically at the PT's role.