Telehealth Physical Therapy in Musculoskeletal Practice

Nicole Juanita Suta ArevaloTrabajo de estrategias de pensamientoforo numero 3

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1. The World Health Organization defines telehealth as the delivery of health care services

1.1. all the interests of advancing he health of individuals and their communities

1.1.1. The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) defines telehealth as the use of secure electronic communications to provide and deliver a host of health-related information and health care services

1.1.1.1. including but not limited to physical therapy–related information and services for patients and clients

2. Various health systems around the world have utilized telehealth to improve access to care in musculoskeletal practice

2.1. Numerous innovative musculoskeletal practices have emerged with the advancement

2.1.1. of smart technologies, such as apps, mobile devices, and wearable technologies. More importantly, use of digital technology and devices has become ubiquitous in developed countries

2.1.2. In the United States, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Indian Health Service utilize telehealth to facilitate the need for musculoskeletal physical therapy expertise where provider shortages exist

2.2. ve governmental agencies.6 As telehealth implementation in physical therapy ramps up, it is helpful to address real-world barriers

2.2.1. such as unpredictable weather hampering internet connectivity or the inability to manually assist or assess a patient during a telehealth encounter

3. For example, patient-informed consent and verification of identity during a telehealth encounter, as well as privacy, patient safety, and emergency procedures, must be in place prior to telehealth practice

3.1. In addition, principles and guidelines developed by the American Telemedicine Association indicate a practitioner’s ethical responsibility

3.1.1. in partnership with the Private Practice Section and the Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, has developed educational webinars, monographs

3.1.2. frequently-askedquestions documents for practitioners to address barriers and support implementation of telehealth

4. Bibliografia

4.1. 1. American Physical Therapy Association. Telehealth. Available at: APTA Telehealth/. Accessed January 11, 2018. 2. Australian Physiotherapy Association. Telerehabilitation and physiotherapy: position statement. Available at: http://www.physiotherapy.asn.au/ DocumentsFolder/Advocacy_Position_Telerehabilitation_2009.pdf. Accessed February 6, 2018. 3. Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy. Physical therapy licensure compact. Available at: http://www.fsbpt.org/FreeResources/ PhysicalTherapyLicensurecompact.aspx. Accessed August 3, 2018.

5. 1Capacitrate the physiotherapist with the technical skills and knowledge necessary for the clinical application of Manual Therapy and Therapeutic Exercise in the management of pain and function in musculoskeletal disorders. All this based on the available scientific evidence and the clinical experience of renowned physiotherapists, and from a contemporary perspective away from the metaphysical conceptualization of manual therapy.

5.1. General goal

5.1.1. To know the theoretical foundations and the biomedical scientific bases of the procedures of evaluation and treatment of Advanced Manual Physiotherapy, as well as the most current and relevant medical and physiotherapeutic research for the physiotherapist.

5.1.2. To know and know how to identify, through reasoning and physical evaluation, those clinical entities in which the use or not of Advanced Manual Physiotherapy is justified.

6. conclusion

6.1. Based on the results of a specific evaluation of each problem, the clinical decisions most in line with the latest research will be taken, developing the knowledge of them to integrate techniques such as: Orthopedic manual therapy

6.1.1. Orthopedic manual therapy

6.1.2. therapeutic exercise

6.1.3. Graduated activity

6.1.4. Specific techniques for pain