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Members can access relevant clinical practice guidelines to assist in clinical decision making.
Mar 24, 2022/Podcast
A panel of PTs on the front lines of shaping clinical practice share their plans for creating knowledge translation tools for the Parkinson CPG and their goals for implementation into practice.
Appraisal ratings for clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) posted on PTNow are generated by 2 or more physical therapists trained in using the Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation II (AGREE II).
Apr 1, 2022/CPG
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Dec 11, 2018/News
If you have insight, or simply an interest, in best practice for improving locomotor function after chronic stroke, incomplete spinal cord injury, or brain injury, the clinical practice guideline (CPG) team overseeing a new CPG on that topic wants to hear from you. A draft of the CPG is available for
Jul 1, 2021/News
The draft CPG, rooted in a review of current research, addresses a wide range of topics.
Dec 1, 2023/CPG
This updated guideline from APTA's American Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy and American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy makes recommendation for the physical therapist management of non-arthritic heel pain for individuals 16 and older. The CPG+ posted below applies to the 2014 revision of
May 1, 2018/CPG
This guideline provides recommendations related to management of patients with mid-portion achilles tendonopathy revision.
Feb 1, 2022/CPG
This guideline provides recommendations related to the management of patients with low back pain. The CPG+ is based on the 2019 version of the guideline.
Apr 29, 2022/News
The draft CPG, rooted in a review of current research, addresses nonoperative and operative management.