PriMera Scientific Surgical Research and Practice (ISSN: 2836-0028)

Review Article

Volume 1 Issue 1

Effectiveness of Exercises by Telerehabilitation for Neck and Shoulder Rehabilitation: A Scoping Review

Sakshi Bansal, Bhavna Anand*, Meena Gupta and Ishu Solanki

January 10, 2023


Telerehabilitation is a way of providing physiotherapy in remote mode with increased satisfaction and success rates. Physiotherapy plays a major role in rehabilitation of such conditions by proper assessment and early intervention leading to a better quality of life for the patient. Neck and shoulder pain are quite increasing in number because of many reasons like poor posture, trauma, poor lifestyle, post-surgery complications. 13 articles were included in the scoping review related to rehabilitation of neck and shoulder related conditions respectively. After reviewing various related articles, it was concluded that better results were found in terms of decrease in pain, disability and improvement in terms of range of motion (ROM), posture, endurance, quality of life and patient satisfaction. Patients described better sense of security and adherence in telerehabilitation as compared to the conventional treatment provided.

Keywords: telerehabilitation; rehabilitation; neck pain; shoulder pain; frozen shoulder; shoulder impingement; rotator cuff tear; fracture; chronic neck pain