Telerehab Can Help
Can TeleRehab (Online Physiotherapy) help you?
Physiotherapy is normally thought of as a “hands-on” form of healthcare. But in reality, three of the four central
components of physiotherapy are not hands-on at all (or don’t need to be!):
- Individualized home exercise programming as well as instruction on stretching and self-administration of
soft-tissue massage or frictions.
- Education on activity and lifestyle modification in order to treat and prevent a large variety of conditions,
injuries, and illnesses. This also includes education on the use of home-based modalities, includingheat/cold/electrical stimulation depending on what the patient has available at home.
- Health assessment, screening, and referral, including initial assessment, ongoing assessments, and medical
In fact, exercise therapy and education are arguably the two most important and effective tools in the
physiotherapist’s clinical toolbox, and these are ideally suited to TeleRehabilitation.