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Home-based physical telerehabilitation in patients with multiple sclerosis: A pilot study

Joseph Finkelstein, MD, PhD, et al.

In this study, we examined whether giving multiple sclerosis patients a computer program to help them exercise at home would improve their health status. The computer guided patients in following their exercise plan at home. At the end of the day, an exercise log was automatically sent to the medical center. If patients had difficulties with their exercise, their physical therapist contacted them by telephone. After patients used the computer program for 12 weeks, their health status improved. The patients liked the computer program and expressed interest in using such a program in the future.

Volume 45 Number 9, 2008
   Pages 1361 — 1374

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