Does patient-therapist communication change the effect of physical therapy treatment in elder adults? A systematic review

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Abstract

Aim
This study aims to investigate the additional value of elderly-therapist communication on the effect of physical therapy treatment to increase the physical activity level of elderly.
Conclusion
Although the level of evidence is low, in older adults, it is recommended to repeat easy tasks and improve elder adult’s confidence of performing physical activities above setting behavioral goals.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 4 Jul 2017
EventWorld Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) Congress 2017 - South Africa, Cape Town, , South Africa
Duration: 2 Jul 20174 Jul 2017
http://www.wcpt.org/congress

Conference

ConferenceWorld Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) Congress 2017
CountrySouth Africa
CityCape Town,
Period2/07/174/07/17
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Keywords

  • communication
  • patients
  • physiotherapy
  • older adults

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    Lakke, S. E., Foijer, M., Krijnen, W., & Hobbelen, H. (2017). Does patient-therapist communication change the effect of physical therapy treatment in elder adults? A systematic review. Poster session presented at World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) Congress 2017 , Cape Town, , South Africa.