Australian and New Zealand Clinical Practice Guidelines
For the physiotherapy management of people with Spinal Cord Injury
To provide clear guidance on the physiotherapy management of
adults with Spinal Cord Injury across the continuum of care.
The Australian and New Zealand SCI Physiotherapy Clinical Practice Guidelines Team
The development of the Australian and New Zealand Physiotherapy Guidelines for people with spinal cord injuries (SCI) was coordinated by Dr Joanne Glinsky and Professor Lisa Harvey of the John Walsh Centre for Rehabilitation Research, Northern Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, Australia and The Kolling Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney Australia.
About this guideline
The objective of this guideline is to provide clear guidance on the physiotherapy management of adults with spinal cord injury (SCI) across the continuum of care. It contains evidence recommendations and consensus-based opinion statements for over 100 questions related to the physiotherapy management of people with SCI. The questions addressed in this guideline are presented in the PICO format, namely, Participant, Intervention, Comparison and Outcome.