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Introduction to Technologies for Rehabilitation

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Introduction to Technologies for Rehabilitation

Introduction to Technologies for Rehabilitation

This course includes
50:16 of Course Material (View)
Lifetime access after purchase
Certificate of completion

Are you up to date with the advances of the technologies in your clinical practice?

From popular movement tracking devices, use of Apps to more sophisticated equipment like posture sensors, robotics, telerehabilitation, and virtual reality systems, there have been a number of exciting advancements and trends in technology for physiotherapists, occupational therapists, kinesiologists, and chiropractors.

These innovative technologies offer new opportunities in your clinical practice for improved diagnosis, treatment, and patient engagement. This course will effectively guide you to decide about the use of apps in your clinical practice to offer new tools to innovate your practice. To implement these innovations, you will need to have access to a smart-phone or tablet.

Course Objectives:

You will learn how rehabilitation technologies shape and redefine the rehabilitation care marketplace. Students will also learn how rehabilitation technologies enhances your clinical practice through:

  1. Patient care
  2. Diversity of assessment tools
  3. Different resources to provide treatment and delivery of care,
  4. Advanced tools for patient education and self-care,
  5. Evidence-based health technologies resources that will help with decision support tools for clinicians.


This course is appropriate for rehabilitation professionals including physiotherapists, kinesiologists, athletic therapists, occupational therapists, chiropractors, and PTA/OTAs. All participants should apply the information within their state/jurisdictional scope of practice.


The instructors
Dr. Mirella Veras

Physiotherapist, Cochrane author, researcher and founder of Liveby Tai Chi System of Balance, Pilates instructor and pregnancy and postpartum exercise specialist. She is registered physiotherapist with a postdoctoral in Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Montreal with more than 20 years of experience as a physiotherapist, including as a clinician, consultant, professor, and coordinator of health services. She is author of the book Evidence-Based Tai Chi for Rehabilitation and Wellness: A System of Balance for Clinical Practice.”

Dr. Veras has worked with a diverse population, including all age groups and varied diagnoses and she says: “Through my clinical experience and research, I have learned that exercise is one of the most powerful clinical tools available to health professionals who have an interest in working with human movement. It is also one of the best self-management tools for patients to prevent and treat disease.” She also added: “ I have a passion for exercise, My passion for exercise guided me to learn tai chi because I realised the potential of this discipline for rehabilitation and wellness.” and “ As a scientist, I researched the evidence based benefits of tai chi for several health conditions in different areas such as musculoskeletal, neurological, pelvic floor, as well as mental health conditions like anxiety and depression. This knowledge gave me more confidence to continue my journey with tai chi in my physiotherapy practice.”

Course Material included in this course
  • Technologies For Assessments- Anatomy
  • HT Assessment 1: Anatomy
  • Anatomy Assessment: Pocket Anatomy
  • Anatomy Assessment: 3D Human Anatomy Demo
  • Feedback
  • Apps for Assessment Range of Motion (ROM)
  • Apps for Assessment: ROM
  • Article about Smartphone and Universal Goniometer for Measurement of Elbow Joint Motions: A Comparative Study
  • Apps for ROM Assessment - GetMyROM Cervical Flexion
  • Article: The Reliability and Concurrent Validity of Shoulder Mobility Measurements Using a Digital Inclinometer and Goniometer: A Technical Report
  • Apps for ROM Assessment - GetMyROM Ankle Dorsiflexion
  • Article: the Reliability of Smartphone and Goniometric Measurements of Hip Range of Motion
  • Apps for ROM Assessment - GetMyROM Knee Flexion
  • Apps for ROM Assessment - GetMyROM Cervical Side Bending
  • Apps for ROM Assessment - GetMyROM Shoulder Flexion
  • Apps for ROM Assessment - GetMyROM Cervical Flexion
  • Apps for ROM Assessment - GetMyROM Goniometer Pro App (G-pro) for iOS and Android
  • Apps for ROM Assessment - GetMyROM Straight Leg Raise
  • Feedback
  • How To Use Technologies For Patient Engagement
  • Technologies for Treatment: Exercise Programs
  • Feedback
  • Technologies For Treatments
  • Embodia for Home Exercise Prescription
  • BPM Rx Personal Training Physical Therapy PT Software
  • Jintronix motion sensing rehab in a skilled nursing facility
  • Exercise Pro Live
  • Feedback
  • Advance in Technologies For Rehabilitation
  • Advances in Technologies for Rehabilitation
  • Journal article: Robotic Technologies and Rehabilitation: New Tools for Stroke Patients’ Therapy
  • Feedback
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