Priority 16 from the Physiotherapy PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What factors predict the onset of health problems, patient responses to physiotherapy or their abilities to make health changes/self-manage? Which patients (if any) are likely to benefit most/least from physiotherapy?  (JLA PSP Priority 16)
Overall ranking 16
JLA question ID 0061/16
Explanatory note This question was developed based on survey responses from all groups (patients, carers and physiotherapists). It asks what (if anything) can help us to identify: 1) who is more likely to  get a health problem, 2) who is more/less likely to make and maintain health changes and 3) groups that physiotherapist can help the most/least. This includes anything, biological, psychological or social, that affects one or more of the above.

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. 2015. NICE Guidelines CG76: Rheumatoid arthritis in adults: management                

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. 2013. NICE Guidelines CG162: Stroke rehabilitation in adults

Health Research Classification System category Generic Health Relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Is there a way to predict which patients with axial spondyloarthropathy may be at risk of falling? [Question ID 59, Clinical Physiotherapist]
Submitted by Question submitted 65 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