What do patients seek in primary care physiotherapy?

How important are the different aspects of physiotherapy treatment to patients?

  • Diagnosis
  • Information and Education
  • Treatment for pain relief
  • Treatment to improve function
  • Prevention

How important are the above aspects of physiotherapy to patients?

This cross-sectional survey sought to find exactly the answer to this question in addition to any patient factors (e.g. age and gender) associated with how individual patients place their importance on these factors.


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