Physiotherapists' conduct under the spotlight

Key question tackles professional measures expected, especially when treating female patients

Extra precautions are usually taken by physiotherapists when they treat female patients, including having a woman chaperone in the room.

And if clothing has to be removed for treatment, patient consent is required and a gown could be provided, said physiotherapists interviewed by The Straits Times (ST).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 26, 2018, with the headline 'Physiotherapists' conduct under the spotlight'. Print Edition | Subscribe