Covid-19 Outbreak Highlights: Importance of Home- Based Rehabilitation in Orthopedic Surgery

Document Type: LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Authors

1 Orthopedic Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Irann

2 Orthopedic Research Center, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

Abstract

Effectiveness of rehabilitation process is undeniable in many musculoskeletal and joint conditions. There are increasing evidences that elecronic visits and tele-rehabalition programs are useful. When social distancing policies limit orthopedic surgeons to use hospital or clinic-based rehabilitation, developing of Home-based & Tele-rehabilitation modalities are highly recommended by Orthopedic surgeons , physiatrists and physiotherapists societies.

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