How to find relief with physical therapy e-visits

12:22 PM, Jun 29, 2020
12:22 PM, Jun 29, 2020
MyoFit Clinic

Have you ever wanted to learn 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 these times.

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. All you need is a simple video conferencing application on your phone, tablet or computer.

Who can participate in telehealth physical therapy?

The short answer is anyone. People of all ages and who experience a variety of symptoms and medical conditions are candidates for telehealth with MyoFit Clinic.

A Doctor of Physical Therapy can help you with a variety of issues such as:

• Balance.

• Postoperative care.

• Joint pain

• Back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, foot pain, hip pain

• Carpal tunnel

• Chronic and acute pain management.

• Wellness, weight loss

• Cardiopulmonary

Why should someone consider telehealth physical therapy?

1. Accessibility

Telehealth physical therapy e-visits at MyoFit Clinic have the ability to get you connected with licensed Doctors of Physical Therapy very quickly. Their 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 required and the e-visits are covered by your insurance.

2. Personalized care

During a telehealth visit, you will work one-on-one with your Doctor of Physical Therapy. The session is private and without distractions. Family members or caregivers can also be included in your appointment. You will receive a diagnosis, learn immediately how to reduce symptoms and improve your mobility while avoiding pain medication, unnecessary imaging, injections and unnecessary surgery. This is all done from your home.

3. Success rates

Patients who participate 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. Your Doctor of Physical Therapy will provide you with a safe and effective home-based program based on your specific needs and goals.

5. Save time

There’s no travel time or waiting rooms associated with telehealth appointments.

These appointments alleviate the burden of driving 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.

How do I prepare for a telehealth physical therapy visit?

There is no training required for patients to take part in telehealth. You will need an email address and access to a computer or device that has a video camera. MyoFit Clinic uses a variety of video platforms that are compatible across all devices. The 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.

MyoFit Clinic continues to see patients in their clinics during this time who need hands-on advanced care in a one-on-one private protected environment.

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.

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