Awareness, Knowledge, and Satisfaction of physiotherapy treatment in cerebral palsy children's parents.

Awareness, Knowledge, and Satisfaction of Physiotherapy Treatment

Authors

  • Shahzaib Anwer Qauid-e-Azam College of Engineering and Technology, Sahiwal. Pakistan
  • aqsa Naveed Shareef memorial clinic, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Saba Riaz University of management and technology
  • Rabia Jawa university of management and technology
  • Muhammad Ahmad Naseer Spina Cure
  • Aamir Gul Memon Riphah International University, Lahore Campus
  • Hareem Nazir
  • Muhammad Mubarak Janjua

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.54393/pbmj.v5i5.417

Keywords:

Awareness, Cerebral Palsy, Disability, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation, Awareness, satisfaction

Abstract

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a neurological ailment that includes a variety of signs and symptoms, some of which might be associated with neurodegenerative or metabolic problems, especially those that begin in the first two years of life. It can be caused by a variety of factors. Children with disabilities' families have grown increasingly active in their care and have taken on the role of primary caregiver. Early detection and intervention of problems to minimize developmental delays. Objectives: To assess the awareness, knowledge and satisfaction about physical therapy in parents of cerebral palsy children visiting hospitals in Lahore Methods: Cross-sectional study was conducted at visiting hospitals in Lahore from November 2021 to April 2022 through a non-probability convenient sampling technique. A total of 81 parents were selected for this study. The data was assembled by using a self-made questionnaire. Results: Parents of 35 (43.2%) children were aware of physiotherapy while 46 (56.8%) came to know about physical therapy treatment after coming to the hospital setting. The majority, 51(63%) parents were aware of physiotherapy treatment because of child specialist referral. 64(79%) children were taking physiotherapy treatment on daily basis. 45.7% of parents were extremely satisfied, 38.3% were very satisfied and 0% were not satisfied with physiotherapy treatment. Conclusions: It was concluded that the majority of parents were not aware of physical therapy before visiting the respective setting or having a session with a physiotherapist and the majority of parents were satisfied by the physiotherapy treatment given to their children.

Author Biographies

Shahzaib Anwer, Qauid-e-Azam College of Engineering and Technology, Sahiwal. Pakistan

Lecturer, Physiotherapy Department, Qauid-e-Azam College of Engineering and Technology, Sahiwal. Pakistan

aqsa Naveed, Shareef memorial clinic, Lahore, Pakistan.

Clinical physiotherapist ,Shareef memorial clinic, Lahore, Pakistan.

Saba Riaz, University of management and technology

Department of physical medicine and rehabilitation, School of health sciences, University of management and technology, Lahore, Pakistan

Rabia Jawa, university of management and technology

Lecturer, Department of physical medicine and rehabilitation, School of health sciences, University of management and technology, Lahore, Pakistan.

Muhammad Ahmad Naseer, Spina Cure

Physiotherapists at spina cure

Aamir Gul Memon , Riphah International University, Lahore Campus

Assistant Professor, Riphah International University, Lahore Campus

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2022-05-31

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Anwer, S., Naveed, aqsa ., Riaz, S., Jawa, R., Naseer, M. A., Memon , A. G. ., Nazir, H., & Janjua, M. M. . (2022). Awareness, Knowledge, and Satisfaction of physiotherapy treatment in cerebral palsy children’s parents. : Awareness, Knowledge, and Satisfaction of Physiotherapy Treatment. Pakistan BioMedical Journal, 5(5), 305–308. https://doi.org/10.54393/pbmj.v5i5.417

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