You'd be surprised at what we can accomplish with telerehab. We can discover a lot about your condition/problems from discussing your symptoms and watching you move on video. There are many tests that we can also get you to do on your own that will assist us in developing a treatment plan for you. A hands on approach isn't always necessary!
What our patients are saying:
"I was worried when the COVID crisis hit that I wouldn't be able to keep my appointments for my post-surgical and lymphedema issues. I am so glad that my care will not be delayed thanks to your telehealth visits!"
Breast cancer survivor
What is Telehealth / Telerehab?
Telehealth/Telerehab is a one-on-one session held with you and your physical therapist which takes place over video. You can use a smart phone, tablet, laptop or computer that has access to a web camera and microphone with internet access.
Our telehealth platform is EASY to use. Just click on a link from the email we send you and that's all. No account set up, no passwords, no portals.
You'd be surprised at what we can accomplish with telerehab. We can discover a lot about what is causing your issues from hearing your symptoms and watching you move on video. There are many tests that we can also get you to do on your own that will assist us in developing a treatment plan for you. A hands on approach isn't always necessary!
Telerehab can provide us means to:
- Discuss and evaluate your symptoms including pain, numbness/tingling, weakness, balance loss, joint range of motion issues, post-surgical issues, swelling/lymphedema
- Perform a detailed assessment of your overall function
- Provide a treatment plan including therapeutic exercise (resistance exercises, stretching, general conditioning and aerobic training, balance exercises), pain management/self management, lymphedema management, movement modification, home modifications and more
- Education: exercise program prescription, proper safety and form with exercises, fall prevention strategies, energy conservation, self-monitoring of vitals, lymphedema management and compression garment use, self management of your condition and home equipment recommendations
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I attend my appointment?
What equipment will I need for my telehealth appointment?
What should I wear?
How will I get copies of my exercises?
We use an online exercise platform which allows your therapist to send a digital copy of your Home Exercise Program to your email or cell phone. This program lets you view or print written instructions and pictures or view each exercise as a demo video. It enables you also to rate pain and difficulty and send feedback through the messaging feature directly to your therapist! The platform has a free, convenient exercise app available for Android or Apple users.