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Table 1 Demographic profile of the participants

From: Physical therapists and importance of work participation in patients with musculoskeletal disorders: a focus group study

Participant ID number Gender Age (years) No. of years experience as PT Group Specializations(s)
1 Female 28 8 1 Shoulder rehabilitation, lifestyle coach, work reintegration and prevention
2 Female 33 10 1 Hand therapy, physical therapy sciences
3 Male 51 28 1 Rehabilitation, hand therapy, neurology, pain
4 Female 31 9 2 Sports PT
5 Male 40 17 2 Manual therapy, ultrasonography, neuro-dynamics
6 Female 33 9 2 Sports PT
7 Male 65 35 2 Sports PT, OPT, manual therapy
8 Female 36 14 2 OPT, sports PT, psychosomatic PT
9 Female 34 8 3 -
10 Male 32 11 3 Manual therapy
11 Male 52 29 3 Human movement sciences, dry needling
12 Male 45 24 4 Geriatric physical therapy, sports rehabilitation
13 Female 27 1 4 -
14 Male 45 25 4 OPT, manual therapy
15 Female 30 6 4 Manual therapy, dry needling
16 Female 29 2 4 Hand therapy, trigger point therapy
17 Female 29 4 4 Manual therapy (student), dry needling
18 Female 31 9 4 Oncology PT, edema PT
19 Female 25 4 5 -
20 Male 39 16 5 OPT
21 Female 50 29 5 McKenzie, Mulligan
22 Male 39 16 5 OPT, master health and social work
23 Female 50 26 5 Neuro-rehabilitation, work reintegration, sports rehabilitation
24 Female 56 33 6 OPT, Hand therapy
25 Female 32 10 6 OPT
26 Female 23 2 7 -
27 Male 47 16 7 OPT, sports PT
28 Male 47 23 7 OPT
29 Female 22 1 7 Physical therapy sciences (student)
30 Female 25 3 7 Human movement sciences
  1. PT physical therapist, OPT occupational physical therapist