Here's how at-home physical therapy can increase adherence to the program:
- People are in their natural environment
- Better compliance with plan of care
- Tough to cancel at home
- Home Exercise Program (HEP) is a custom design to their lives, goals, and equipment
More time one-on-one time with a licensed physical therapist can have a meaningful impact on rapport, understanding of their diagnosis, more time for manual intervention, and overall a greater comfort due to the familiarity of surroundings.
In the graph below, you can see the increase in costs for LBP patients due to poor adherence. There are many factors that can contribute to this but overall we believe that connection and success with the initiation of the plan of care is critical.
“Connection with the patient is not only crucial in establishing rapport and trust, but has a meaningful impact on plan of care adherence and subsequently cost”.
Our recent webinar covers this topic and more: