A skydiving accident at 12,000 feet broke Andre Rice’s pelvis, fractured his sacrum, and caused internal bleeding. If treating this “open book” injury is a tall order under normal conditions it becomes more challenging when in-clinic care is unavailable.
Then it becomes a job for telehealth.
A video news report from CBS2 News profiles Rice, who is participating in the telehealth physical therapy program at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Chicago. Rice’s extensive physical therapy regimen began in 2018 and has been interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This segment highlights the therapist-facilitated remote rehab program that Rice is following. Watch the video here.