Medical Treatment Guidelines

The Medical Treatment Guidelines Unit develops clinical practice guidelines based on the most up-to-date evidence. Our nine guidelines address occupational injuries that frequently occur in the Colorado workers’ compensation system and that are expensive to treat.


Additional Resources for Low Back Pain Guidelines:

  • Exhibit 2A – Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) Guidelines - Adopted Version
    • Exhibit 2A Referenced – Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) Guidelines - Referenced Version with Bibliography 
  • Exhibit 2B – Moderate/Severe Traumatic Brain Injury (M/S TBI) Guidelines - Adopted Version
    • Exhibit 2B Referenced – Moderate/Severe Traumatic Brain Injury (M/S TBI) Guidelines - Referenced Version with Bibliography

Additional Resources for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI):

Additional Resources for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) Guidelines:

Additional Resources for Shoulder Injury (SHO):

Additional Resources for Cumulative Trauma Conditions (CTC):

Additional Resources for Lower Extremity (LE):

Additional Resources for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (CRPS/RSD):

Additional Resources for Cervical Spine Injury (CSI):

Additional Resources for Chronic Pain Disorder (CPD):

Contact Us

Division of Workers' Compensation
633 17th Street, Suite 400
Denver, CO 80202
1-888-390-7936 (Toll-Free)
303-318-8710 (Fax)