Elderly satisfaction in physiotherapy management of musculoskeletal conditions
Chukwuani, Augustine (2012)
Arcada - Nylands svenska yrkeshögskola
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AIM: the aim of this cross sectional survey is to measure the level of satisfaction in the management of musculoskeletal conditions and to know if really physiotherapy managements helps patients with musculoskeletal conditions in Enugu state Nigeria or not and hence tends to answer the following research question” What is the impact of physiotherapy in management of musculoskeletal conditions from patients perspective? What is the level of satisfaction of elderly patients in physiotherapy management of musculoskeletal conditions?”The method used was a cross sectional survey with the use of patient’s satisfaction questionnaire, A 26 item instrument designed to measure the domains of patient’s satisfaction which was designed by American physical therapy association was used. The subjects that took part in the survey were a total of 91 clients 60 female and 40 males. The result showed that 9.8 total mean values of the elderly people suffering from musculoskeletal conditions are not satisfied with the physical therapy administered via a physiotherapist.