Vol. 4, Issue 1 (2019)
Awareness & perception of physiotherapy intervention among medical practitioner & medical students: A cross sectional study
Author(s): Dr. Priyadarshini Mishra, Dr. BSL Vidhyadhari
Abstract: Purpose: The purpose of the study is to conclude about the awareness and perception of physiotherapy interventions in medical practitioners and medical students. Objective: This study is to examine awareness and perception of physiotherapy intervention in medical practitioners and medical students for treating specific cases. Methods: It is a cross-sectional study design with a sample size of 500 medical practitioners and students. Results: Results of the survey among the doctors regarding the treatment methods, infrastructure and its usage, role of physiotherapy in treating different diseased conditions and also in sports are very unsatisfactory Discussion: The result of the present study seems to draw our attention to the fact that still medical practitioner and trainee are unaware of utility of physiotherapy interventions in different aspects in medical field.