What is Telehealth ?
Physical therapy services to be delivered via phone, smartphone, or a computer-based technology. As a new client or a continuing client, Telehealth has proven to be extremely successful for treatments when in person visits are not an option or in addition to in person treatments.
Telehealth PT can also be referred to using other terms like TelePT, TeleRehab, remote physical therapy, virtual visits physical therapy, online physical therapy
Benefits of Telehealth
Communication: During these times where we are requested to stay at home for our safety and others, Telehealth becomes a favorable option to be able to communicate with your physical therapist.
Cost-efficient: You do not need to worry about arranging for reliable transportation to get to the clinic. You can get accessibility to our clinicians from their own homes.
Convenience: Patients now have the ability to connect to their physical therapists from anywhere.
HOW DO I PREPARE FOR MY VIRTUAL PHYSICAL THERAPY APPOINTMENT?
1. A high speed internet connection.
2. A laptop, smart phone or a tablet with a front facing camera.
3. Quiet isolated room with good lighting and space.
4. Loose clothing as therapeutic exercises so that your therapist can assess you range of motion and perform therapeutic exercises