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Communication in physiotherapy: challenging established theoretical approaches

@inproceedings{Hiller2018CommunicationIP,
  title={Communication in physiotherapy: challenging established theoretical approaches},
  author={Amy Hiller},
  year={2018}
}
Physiotherapy practice aims to optimize movement in order to improve functional abilities within peoples’ lives. Effective communication between patient and therapist is central to achieving these aims. The biopsychosocial model and patient-centred care are two established approaches to health communication and are promoted as frameworks to inform physiotherapy practice. In this chapter, we use empirically derived examples of communication in practice to explore whether and how these approaches… 

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