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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015


Awareness of Various Aspects of Physiotherapy among Medical Residents

Dr Deepa Abichandani, Vidhi Radia


Abstract: Physiotherapy profession has emerged as important medical and rehabilitation complement in health care delivery and vital therapeutic tool but there exists a variation in the referral. Method A survey based study using self-devised pre validated questionnaire. Results Musculoskeletal physiotherapy (97.22 %) was most known among various fields of physiotherapy followed by sports (93.80 %), neuro (86.66 %) while least in industrial therapy (66.10 %) and community based rehabilitation (64.40 %). Only 2 % knew about both pre and post-operative physiotherapy. Conclusion Theres need for physiotherapists to educate medical residents about fields of physiotherapy, treatment modalities and evaluative procedures through continuing education programs.


Keywords: Physiotherapy, fields, medical residents, awareness, referral


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015,


Pages: 1460 - 1465


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Dr Deepa Abichandani, Vidhi Radia, "Awareness of Various Aspects of Physiotherapy among Medical Residents", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB159055, Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015, 1460 - 1465

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