Physical Therapy Rarely Focuses on Hand, Mouth Problems, Study Finds

Physical Therapy Rarely Focuses on Hand, Mouth Problems, Study Finds

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Physical Therapy Rarely Focuses on Hand, Mouth Problems, Study Finds

Nearly two-thirds of people with scleroderma undergo physical therapy — often called PT — and are generally satisfied with their care. But nearly half of all patients need more information on such treatment, according to the results of a questionnaire conducted in the Netherlands. Individual therapy, provided by a physical therapist close to the patients’ homes and familiar with scleroderma, was preferred, according to the respondents, who noted that physical therapy care varied in type…

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