Physical Therapy via Telerehabilitation for Chronic Low Back Pain: An Editorial

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During recent decades, global changes have transpired in various areas due to technological progress. These changes have affected the medical sphere where many innovations, advanced treatments and better quality has led to an increased life expectancy. Subsequently, this has led to an increase in chronic diseases. With the development of the internet and additional communication technologies, the medical discipline began employing these tools as a means of treatment accessibility. Telemedicine, the general term used when integrating the medical domain with the internet, is a remote medical service transferring information through the internet using digital communication tools, such as computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones. One of these services, linked to rehabilitation, is called telerehabilitation (TR). TR combines technology and treatment as a means of promoting rehabilitation within the patient’s home and enabling accessibility of home treatment at a time most convenient for them.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)01-05
Number of pages5
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2019


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