Below are links to a variety of patient-oriented resources that a physiotherapist may wish to provide to their patient during a telehealth session. Click on each of the black tab below to unravel the content.
- Telehealth FAQ YouTube Video:
A list of frequently asked questions regarding telehealth and its effectiveness in practice by Mr. Kevin Wernli and Professor Peter O’Sullivan of Body Logic Physiotherapy.
- Telehealth – Pain YouTube Video:
Frequently asked questions for patients about how telehealth can assist them in managing their pain.
- What is Osteoarthritis YouTube Video:
A patient friendly video clip with a simple explanation of what osteoarthritis is, who it affects, how it is diagnosed and how it is managed.
- My Knee Exercises:
A free 6 month online strength program and education platform produced by The University of Melbourne for people with knee osteoarthritis.
- Osteoarthritis 101 with Surgeon Professor Stefan Lohmander- Podcast:
Discusses Osteoarthritis and the current understanding of the condition and how it is managed.
- A-Z of Osteoarthritis-Podcast:
Discusses common questions people have about joint pain.
- Jointfully App:
A free app that allows patients t to track their physical activity, exercise, symptoms, and more.
- Ten Low Back Pain Facts- videos:
A collection of resources about back pain.
- 10 Facts Every Person Should Know About Back Pain – YouTube Video:
A short video designed for patients explaining the 10 facts every person should know about back pain.
- Patient Stories about Low Back Pain-YouTube Video:
A follow up to the previous link containing the stories and personal experiences of the patients features in the video.
- 10 Scientific Facts About Low Back Pain- Podcast:
Discusses the BJSM paper “Back to Basics: 10 facts every person should know about back pain”
- Perfect Posture Myth – newspaper article:
Unpacks the myths about posture and back pain.
- Slouch on: Bad posture not bad for your back -ABC radio:
This segment discussing back pain and posture and the findings from Curtin University research that suggests these two things are not correlated.
- Why Things Hurt -YouTube video:
A TED talk from Professor Lorimer Moseley about understanding the mechanisms behind why things hurt.
- Pain-ed Website
Online resource for patients and clinicians presenting the latest pain research information to empower patients and clinicians in the therapeutic process.
- PainHealth Website: Online resource for patients compiled by industry experts to assist patients in the management of their musculoskeletal pain.
- Imaging Findings and Pain – YouTube video:
A video explaining the relevance of imaging and its relationship with pain.
- Separating Fact from Fiction – YouTube video:
Professor Peter O’Sullivan discusses current beliefs and the myths around back pain, with case studies and patient interviews.
- Persistent Pain Explained in 3 Minutes – YouTube video:
A short video explaining the mechanisms behind persistent pain.
- Managing Life Website
A digital platform that helps patients with persistent pain measure, monitor and manage their symptoms as part of their treatment.
- Exercise is Medicine for Knee Pain – Rhys’s Story – Blog with video:
Case study of a patient in managing persistent knee pain and avoiding joint replacement surgery.
- A Thousand Cuts: The disturbing number of surgeries that are ineffective – video:
A video detailing the potential dangers of surgery for management of joint pain and a case study of a patient who has benefitted from physiotherapy interventions.
Physical Activity and Exercise
- Load vs. Capacity – video:
Explains the impact of load and your capacity to manage load on injury risk.
- 23 and 1/2 hours: What is the single best thing we can do for our health? YouTube video:
Explains the power of physical activity in improving health.
- Trek Education: Neuromuscular Exercise (NEMEX)- videos
Short video clips of key NEMEX exercises for the management of hip and knee joint pain.