telerehabilitation

By Laura Lovett April 2, 2018
Folks in need of physical therapy services may not have to leave the house for treatment. Therainc has just launched its latest product, TheraNow, an online platform that connects patients to physical therapists through teletherapy.  “Thousands of working individuals in the United States get injured at work, causing a huge loss in their earning and a poor quality of life,” Richa Kohli, cofounder...
By Jonah Comstock October 27, 2016
RespondWell, a digital health company focused on gamified home-based physical therapy tools, has been acquired by Zimmer Biomet Holdings, a musculoskeletal healthcare-focused medical device company, for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will build out Zimmer's recently announced "Signature Solutions" offering by adding at-home telerehabilitation. "The new value-based reimbursement...
By Jonah Comstock May 15, 2013
Physical therapy is approaching a crisis, according to Dr. Kourosh Parsapour, founder and CEO of 5plus, a startup working on building digital health physical therapy tools. The specialty is experiencing provider shortages at the same time as the need for physical therapy and rehabilitation services increases -- as the baby boomer generation ages. "By 2030, the number of states with substandard...