Adherence to Home Physiotherapy Treatment in Children and Young People with Joint Hypermobility: A Qualitative Report of Family Perspectives on Acceptability and Efficacy

Linda Birt, Michael Pfeil, Alexander Macgregor, Kate Armon, Fiona Poland

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Abstract

Joint hypermobility can lead to pain and motor developmental problems in children and young people (CYP). Exercise programmes may help CYP with joint hypermobility strengthen core muscle groups. Non- adherence to home physiotherapy is common. The present study aimed to understand how families experienced an intensive multidisciplinary intervention.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)56-61
Number of pages6
JournalMusculoskeletal Care
Volume12
Issue number1
Early online date1 Jul 2013
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2014

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