Journal article

Look Before You Leap: Interventions Supervised via Telehealth Involving Activities in Weight-Bearing or Standing Positions for People After Stroke-A Scoping Review.

Emily Ramage, Natalie Fini, Elizabeth Lynch, Dianne L Marsden, Amanda J Patterson, Catherine M Said, Coralie English

Physical Therapy | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a rapid shift to telehealth delivered physical therapy services. Common impairments after stroke create unique challenges when providing rehabilitation via telehealth, particularly when it involves activities undertaken in weight-bearing or standing positions, including walking training. Our scoping review maps the evidence regarding safety, efficacy and feasibility of remotely supervised telehealth interventions involving activities undertaken in weight-bearing or standing positions for people after stroke. METHODS: Searches of relevant databases for primary research studies were conducted using keywords relating to exercise and telehealth. Studies..

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