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Thoracic hyperkyphosis: a survey of Australian physiotherapists

Perriman, Diana; Scarvell, Jennie; Hughes, Andrew; Lueck, Christian; Dear, Keith; Smith, Paul

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Background: Age-related thoracic hyperkyphosis can lead to poor health outcomes including pain and dysfunction. Physiotherapists are fundamentally involved in the assessment and treatment of this problem but there is no published data that details assessment and treatment strategies or the attitudes of practitioners with respect to hyperkyphosis. Purpose: The purpose of the study is to ascertain current physiotherapy practice for, and attitudes to, the assessment and treatment of thoracic...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/49924
Source: Physiotherapy Research International
DOI: 10.1002/pri.529

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