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Telehealth Guide for Physical Therapy

Blog # 1 10/27/2020
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What is Telehealth?

Telehealth is the use of telecommunications or information technology to provide physical therapy services to a patient. Physical therapy services via telehealth require synchronous audiovisual or audio interaction between the physical therapist and the patient/client. You get the benefit of getting treated for your injury and concerns with the comfort of sitting at home or if you are away traveling.

What is Telehealth?

Telehealth is the use of telecommunications or information technology to provide physical therapy services to a patient. Physical therapy services via telehealth require synchronous audiovisual or audio interaction between the physical therapist and the patient/client. You get the benefit of getting treated for your injury and concerns with the comfort of sitting at home or if you are away traveling.
 
 
Some FAQ's
 
Does Insurance cover my Telehealth PT?
 
Yes, most of the insurance covers online physical therapy sessions. You can call your insurance and confirm the coverage or we can do it for you.

Does it affect my standard of care?
 
No. The physical therapist is subjected to provide the same standard of care in a telehealth session that he or she would provide in an in-person setting. The current state laws and regulations followed by the physical therapist for any in-person encounters should be the same for telehealth encounters.

Do I need Telehealth?

There are several factors considered for the patients' appropriateness for Telehealth.
 
These are:
  • Physical Therapist clinical judgment
  • Patient Preference
  • Technology availability
  • Risks and Benefits 
 
What are the benefits of considering Telehealth PT?
 
  • Accessibility: We can help you stay connected after your in-person initial evaluation.
  • Personalized care: One-on-one care from a Board Certified PT
  • Increased Compliance with a Home exercise program: crucial for long-term health.
  • Save time- No waiting for appointments and resume activities right after the session.
  • No need to drive!

 
Understanding your Health Insurance Plan (Commercial)

Blog # 2 12/27/2020
This video is to try and help you understand your health insurance, so you can make an informed decision next time you're purchasing a policy. If you at all find the video helpful please feel free to like and subscribe for more!

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