”Det hänger ju mycket på en själv” – en undersökning om hemträningsprogram och dess följsamhet

by Gustafsson, Fredrik; Bergman, Joakim

Abstract (Summary)
The purpose of this study was to examine how patients experienced the methodology concerning the home exercise programmes they have been prescribed by a physiotherapist in rehabilitation purpose due to their injuries. Furthermore it was examined how well the methodology regarding the home exercise programmes made by the physiotherapist agreed with recommendations according to previous research studies, and if a connection could be drawn to the patients’ determination to comply with the exercise programmes. The study was a modification of a case study and it was conducted by relatively high structured telephone interviews. The target group for the study consisted of seven patients, all which had been prescribed with home exercise programmes by the same physiotherapist due their different injuries. The result of the study implies that the patients experienced the methodology of the physiotherapist reception as well-functioning. The methodology of the physiotherapist was also fall in line with what previous recommendations from scientific studies regards important in order to achieve a high compliance of the exercise programmes among the patients. The connection between the compliance of the patients and recommendations made based on previous studies appears to be highly related.
Bibliographical Information:


School:Högskolan i Gävle

School Location:Sweden

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:physiotherapy compliance home exercise program methodology


Date of Publication:11/13/2008

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