Physical therapists' perceptions and experiences about barriers and facilitators of therapeutic patient-centred relationships during outpatient rehabilitation: a qualitative study.

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Brazilian journal of physical therapy, ISSN: 1809-9246, Vol: 22, Issue: 6, Page: 484-492

Publication Year:
2018
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PMID:
29705228
DOI:
10.1016/j.bjpt.2018.04.003
Author(s):
Morera-Balaguer, Jaume; Botella-Rico, José Martín; Martínez-González, Mari Carmen; Medina-Mirapeix, Francesc; Rodríguez-Nogueira, Óscar
Publisher(s):
Elsevier BV
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Health Professions; Medicine
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Over recent years there has been a paradigm shift towards a patient-centred biopsychosocial care model in physical therapy. This new paradigm features a growing interest in understanding the contextual factors that influence the patient's experience of disease, pain and recovery. This includes generalized consensus regarding the importance of establishing a therapeutic relationship that is centred on the patient.