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New Online Service Uses Video Instruction to Simplify Physical Therapy Exercises
Date:10/9/2009

Everyone who has been to see a Physical Therapist has received a home exercise program, or HEP, that consisted of 2 to 3 exercises written on a piece of paper with a still photo or drawing showing the exercise. FIZIO is a new online service that is set on changing this practice by giving health care providers the tools they need to utilize video in their home exercise programs.

Solana Beach, CA (PRWEB) October 9, 2009 -- Weekend golfer Jim Beaver needed some treatment on his sore shoulder to get ready for a big tournament he was scheduled to play in. A physical therapist showed him a series of exercises and then sent him home with a type written "home exercise program" - stick figure drawings on a sheet of standard 8.5" x 11" copy paper.

"I tried to follow the drawings, but I'm not sure I did the exercises correctly - and then I lost the sheet of paper," says Beaver. Unfortunately, his story is common. Physical therapists say they expect more than one third of their patients will not follow even a short-term exercise program.

"Home exercise compliance is a big issue in our profession," says physical therapist Jason Van Dyke, "and the old standard home exercise programs jotted down on a piece of paper are a big cause of the problem. They're hard for many people to follow and they're frequently lost. I knew there had to be a better way."

Van Dyke, 35, a physical therapist with ten years experience, decided to make the leap from still pictures and stick figure drawings to video on the internet. "My own patients told me the videos made it much easier to follow and complete the exercises correctly," says Van Dyke. "And, because the videos were always available to them on their computer, they never had to search for the paper program if and when they forgot how to do the exercises."

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