By Dr. Adam Cramer, DPT
Have you ever wanted your Doctor of physical therapy to teach you how to treat and reduce your own pain from the comforts of your own home? Are you currently restricted from leaving your home? If so Telehealth physical therapy is an excellent option for you right now!
Telehealth is a live, one-on-one video appointment with your Doctor of Physical Therapy. Telehealth is becoming a popular option that enables patients to see and talk to a Doctor of Physical Therapy who can evaluate, diagnose and provide immediate attention and care to any pain or ailment from the comfort of your own home using a simple video conferencing application on your phone, tablet or computer.
Who can participate in Telehealth physical therapy?
People of all ages and who have a variety of symptoms and medical conditions are candidates for Telehealth with MyoFit Clinic. A few examples of conditions for which our Doctor of Physical Therapy can help you virtually include:
• Postoperative care.
• Joint pain
• Back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, foot pain, hip pain
• Carpal tunnel
• Chronic and acute pain management.
• Wellness, weight loss
Here are a few reasons to consider Telehealth physical therapy with MyoFit Clinic.
Telehealth physical therapy E-visits at MyoFit Clinic have the ability to get you connected with our licensed Doctors of Physical Therapy very quickly. MyoFit Clinic physical therapists can provide you with immediate detailed instructions on how to manage any limitations that you are currently experiencing when you cannot leave your home for appointments. No referral is needed and it’s covered by your insurance!
2. Personalized care.
During a your private Telehealth visit, you will work one-on-one with your Doctor of Physical Therapy, without distractions. You also can involve family members or caregivers in your appointment. You will receive a diagnosis, learn immediately how to reduce symptoms and improve your mobility while successfully avoiding pain medication, unnecessary imaging, injections and unnecessary surgery all without having to leave your home.
3. Success rates.
Patients who take part in Telehealth physical therapy with MyoFit Clinic are more likely to stick to their home exercise programs and have success while saving money and time. Our Doctor of physical therapy will provide you a safe and effective home program to do based on your specific needs and goals. With immediate availability at any time you can have access to our doctor of physical therapy through Telehealth E-visits at MyoFit Clinic.
5. Time savings.
There’s no waiting room. And after your Telehealth appointment, you can quickly get back to what you were doing at home without having to spend time on the road.
No need to drive! A Telehealth appointment reduces the burden of commuting to and from appointments. Telehealth works well for parents with a child at home, caregivers concerned about the physical demands of transporting their loved one to and from appointments, and those who don’t have easy access to transportation.
The majority of patients who have participated in Telehealth physical therapy with MyoFit Clinic were satisfied with their experience and would do it again. Patients expressed feeling connected and supported by their Telehealth Doctor of physical therapy. Having this support at home with your physical pain and mobility limitations while going through challenging time in our communities is very valuable.
What do I need to participate in a Telehealth physical therapy visit?
There is no training required for patients to take part in Telehealth. Typically, you will need an email address and access to a computer or device that has a video camera. We use a variety of video platforms that are compatible across all devices that we typically have at home. The MyoFit Clinic team will help you with the set up process before your first appointment.
If you or a loved one are currently in pain, have mobility limitations and are unable to leave your home during this time please consider Telehealth physical therapy E-visits with MyoFit Clinic right away!
Dr. Adam M Cramer, PT, DPT is a licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy, Telehealth expert and the founder of MyoFit Clinics in Ashtabula, Chardon & Middlefield, Ohio. www.MyoFitClinic.com