Priority 18 from the Physiotherapy PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What methods do physiotherapists use to treat patients, to help them gain skills to manage their condition and to use them in their daily lives?   (JLA PSP Priority 18)
Overall ranking 18
JLA question ID 0061/18
Explanatory note This question is about what happens in physiotherapy practice now; specifically, what techniques physiotherapists are using to help patients learn the skills they need to manage their condition on a daily basis. This question was designed based on survey responses from all key groups (i.e. patients, carers and physiotherapists).

Martin, L., Baker, R. and Harvey, A., 2010. A systematic review of common physiotherapy interventions in school-aged children with cerebral palsy. Physical & occupational therapy in pediatrics, 30(4), pp.294-312.

Health Research Classification System category Generic Health Relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Do physiotherapists use psychological techniques to help individuals increase their physical activity? [Question ID 543.1, Clinical Physiotherapist]
Submitted by Question submitted 52 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