Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports

Review ArticleVolume 3 Issue 2

Telephysiotherapy - A Rapid Evolution During Covid-19: A Review Article

Shubhi Kulshrestha1, Bhavna Anand2*, Sukriti Raj3 and Shubham Sharma4

1AID PLUS Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Clinic, New Delhi, India
2Teaching Associate, Amity Institute of Physiotherapy, Amity University Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
3Impact Paramedical and Health Institute, Mianwali Nagar, New Delhi, India
4Santosh Medical College, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

*Corresponding Author: Bhavna Anand, Teaching Associate, Amity Institute of Physiotherapy, Amity University Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Received: November 16, 2021; Published: January 31, 2022


Background: COVID-19 pandemic has triggered governments worldwide to enforce certain restrictions to prevent the spread of the disease. Additionally, the healthcare industry was also redirected towards the acuity level of rehabilitation at a higher level of care during the pandemic. The rapid evolution of technology has influenced healthcare professionals to adapt to this change and deliver their consultation and suggestions remotely.

Objectives: The objective of this study was to evaluate different research articles providing telephysiotherapy in different physiotherapeutic conditions during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Search Strategy: Various articles have been studied to create this literature review. The database was probed from various journal sites such as PubMed, Science Direct, Research Gate, Cochrane and Google Scholar. The inclusion criteria were the use of telemedicine and rehabilitation during the COVID-19 phase. Only randomized control trials were included in the present study. The articles were identified with keywords such as telerehabilitation, telemedicine, telephysiotherapy, COVID-19, physical therapy and exercises.

Results: According to the literature review there were many conditions where telephysiotherapy was used. Various physiotherapeutic interventions were provided to patients during the pandemic phase. Similar to knee OA, multiple sclerosis, fibromylgia cancer and many other conditions.

Conclusion: All authors studied and discussed the results and led to the conclusion of the study. Telephysiotherapy can be considered a remote tool for the treatment of the patients. It is a measure to improve the quality of life and the physical and functional status of an individual.

Keywords: Telephysiotherapy; COVID-19; Physical Therapy


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Citation: Bhavna Anand., et al. “Telephysiotherapy - A Rapid Evolution During Covid-19: A Review Article". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 3.2 (2022): 69-75.

Copyright: © 2022 Bhavna Anand., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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