Individuals experiencing chronic low back pain typically have more factors impacting their pain experience than someone with a first time incident. The time and in-person visits it takes to reach successful clinical outcomes is associated with cost. This particular article shares the use of telerehabilitation for this specific patient population.
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As a curious soul, I appreciate qualitative studies that shed light on how we think and feel. This study investigates the physical therapists’ perspectives of cognitive functional training.
Last month this study rumbled around in my brain. I wonder if this study teaches us how not to do what something that does have supportive evidence.
Could a mobile app with artificial intelligence built into the program be helpful for patients?
We know that patient expectations and beliefs play a role in outcomes. Have you ever conversed about what interventions a patient expects to receive?
In the majority of rehabilitation literature, the research focuses on treatment and interventions. Although this is a reasonable focus, I tend to believe it is just as valuable to know when surgical intervention is warranted.
As the FOTO Team has been working on Data Trends in U.S. Healthcare and Patient Rehabilitation, it is quite clear that a substantial amount of patients receive rehabilitative services for low back pain. I decided to use the data in this report to help fine tune information for blog posts so that maybe what I share […]
Health care stakeholders are looking for alternatives to surgery and opioids for pain management. If you design a program targeting these individuals, what is important to keep in mind?
The beauty of a case study lies in the description of the story. Although case studies fall low on the evidence scale, there is so much value to be had in the description of the story. We’ve learned that there is a risk of glaring bias in a case study. Granted, this is a factor […]
Full text of the below study is really required in order to truly discuss the results. I hope the full text version spends some time addressing the subjects ability to read. I also hope the investigators provide a rationale for 15 sessions of physical therapy. As with most comparative studies, I also expect a description […]