Priority 1 from the Physiotherapy PSP

UNCERTAINTY: When health problems are developing, at what point is physiotherapy most/least effective for improving patient results compared to no physiotherapy? What factors affect this? (JLA PSP Priority 1)
Overall ranking 1
JLA question ID 0061/1
Explanatory note This question was developed based on the survey responses of patients, carers and physiotherapists who asked: 1) when the best times to have physiotherapy are and 2) what things could make physiotherapy treatment more or less effective. 

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Health Research Classification System category Generic Health Relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples (MSK) when do physiotherapists have most impact on patients [Question ID 1760, Physiotherapy Manager]
Submitted by Question submitted 18 times across all groups of people
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0061
PSP name Physiotherapy
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 65  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 7 February 2018