International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-9096

Isha Akulwar-Tajane

Department of Neurophysiotherapy, K. J Somaiya College of Physiotherapy, Mumbai, India

  • Original Research Article   
    Telerehabilitation: An Alternative Service Delivery Model for Pediatric Neurorehabilitation Services at a Tertiary Care Center in India
    Author(s): Isha Akulwar-Tajane* and Geeta D. Bhatt

    Background: Neurorehabilitation is facing a unique challenge as COVID-19 circumstances magnify the access and resource barrier in healthcare provision; and are causing disruption in the continuity of care of children with disability. An affirmative action is required as a ‘Disability-inclusive response to the COVID-19 crisis.’ This study thus aimed to determine if Telerehabilitation (TR) model of service delivery is a feasible and effective alternative for pediatric neurophysiotherapy. Methodology: This is a clinical trial conducted on children diagnosed with developmental delay or neurological condition and referred for Physiotherapy at a tertiary care center. Clinical consultation was provided remotely with the use of real time interactive technology. Outcome indicators used were: 1)Timely receipt of physiother.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-9096.21.s4.001

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