Practitioners are generally supportive of tele-rehabilitation or remote therapy for people with physical disabilities, but providers want more guidance and training on how to effectively use the modality, according to a study published in JMIR

“Although practitioners have rapidly adopted remote ways of working and viewed tele-rehabilitation positively overall, there are technical, practical and organizational obstacles to overcome to maximize the success of this approach,” researchers wrote. “There is a clear need for improved guidance and training, particularly surrounding physical and movement-oriented assessments.”

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