[Abstract] Virtual Physical Rehabilitation Is As Effective As In-Person Services

Virtual physical rehabilitation, facilitated by at-home video sessions and device-based apps, is as effective as in-person physical rehabilitation. At the end of a 12-week trial, there was also no differences between in-person and virtual physical therapy in terms of six-week knee extension, flexion, and gait speed; and in 12-week pain scores and hospital readmissions. Those who completed a virtual physical therapy (PT) trial saw a median cost reduction of $1,755 at 12 weeks post-discharge. Costs for those following a virtual rehabilitation program saw costs averaging $1,050 per person; while those . . .

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