Status
Definition added 1/1/2020
Code
2251X0800X
Type
Level III Area of Specialization
Orthopedic
A licensed physical therapist, including but not limited to an individual who is a Board Certified Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, who has demonstrated specialized knowledge and skill in human anatomy and physiology, movement science; pathology/pathophysiology, pain science, medical and surgical considerations, orthopaedic physical therapy theory and practice, and critical inquiry for evidence-based practice. Source: American Physical Therapy Association [1/1/2020: definition added]

Additional resources: http://www.abpts.org/uploadedFiles/ABPTSorg/Specialist_Certification/DSP/DSP-Orthopaedics.pdf