therapeutic alliance

Physiotherapist, Jasdeep Dhir [BSc(PT), TDPT, MClSc(MT), FCAMPT], speaks with us about therapeutic alliance, including the importance of interpersonal skills to improve treatment outcomes. Jasdeep also discusses strategies for making a good first impression, improving patient interactions, and evaluating your interpersonal skills.

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Links to studies:

Pinto et al. Patient-centred communication is associated with positive therapeutic alliance: a systematic review. 2012.

Ferreira et al. The therapeutic alliance between clinicians and patients predicts outcome in chronic low back pain. 2013.

Fuentes et al. Enhanced therapeutic alliance modulates pain intensity and muscle pain sensitivity in patients with chronic low back pain: an experimental controlled study. 2014.

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