Musculoskeletal (MSK) Clinical Recommendations & Guidelines

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Imaging for Low Back Pain - Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Don't do imaging for low back pain within the first six weeks, unless red flags are present.

Low Back Pain - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the clinical practice guideline endorsed by the AAFP on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain.

Management of Acute and Recurrent Gout

Access the clinical practice guideline endorsed by the AAFP on the Management of Acute and Recurrent Gout.

Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain

Access the Clinical Practice Guideline on Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain categorized by the AAFP with Affirmation of Value.

Scoliosis - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

The AAFP supports the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) clinical preventive service recommendation on scoliosis.

Scoliosis in Adolescents - Choosing Wisely

Due to recently-published evidence related to screening adolescents for scoliosis, the AAFP has withdrawn this recommendation.

Treatment of Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the clinical practice guideline endorsed by the AAFP on the Treatment of Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis.