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2023 Jan 04

Arch Physiother



The state of the art in telerehabilitation for musculoskeletal conditions.


Baroni MP, Jacob M FA, Rios WR, Fandim JV, Fernandes LG, Chaves PI, Fioratti I, Saragiotto BT
Arch Physiother. 2023 Jan 04; 13(1):1.
PMID: 36597130.


Given the rapid advances in communication technology and the need that emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth initiatives have been widely used worldwide. This masterclass aims to provide an overview of telerehabilitation for musculoskeletal conditions, synthesizing the different terminologies used to describe telehealth and telerehabilitation, its effectiveness and how to use it in clinical practice, barriers and facilitators for the implementation in health services, and discuss the need of a curriculum education for the near future.