Digital health technologies in musculoskeletal physical therapy

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The primary aim of this study was to explore the frequency of digital health use for gathering and keeping clinical information before the COVID-19 pandemic and also the willingness to use digital technologies among physical therapists and patients with musculoskeletal conditions. These findings will help to inform digital health use and willingness for uptake in the musculoskeletal field for physical therapy providers and patients.

Status of project: completed

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Use, and acceptability, of digital health technologies in musculoskeletal physical therapy: A survey of physical therapists and patients

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Researchers involved in this study included Dr Mark Merolli, Dr Belinda Lawford and Prof Rana Hinman. The study was funded by University of Melbourne's Early Career Researcher Grant Scheme.

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