Telehealth

 

Telehealth

Due to the Covid-19 changes we switched to telehealth, this has been working really well and is still avalible if you're not ready or able to get to our clinic.
 
Telehealth is healthcare done remotely. For Leeston Physiotherapy this means that we can do your consultations by phone, zoom or skype. This way we can still do full assesments of your injury, check exercises and progress your rehabilitation. Studies are showing that it is an effective tool in healthcare. 
 
Telehealth is a safe, effective and secure method of treatment. It has been approved by ACC, the Ministry of Health and the New Zealand Physiotherapy Board.
 

What can you expect from your telehealth experience?

Your clinician will contact you by phone for your first appointment.  If it is mutually agreed upon that a video consultation would be useful then that will be arranged otherwise you will stay with phone consultations. 

When using Zoom, your Physiotherapist will send you an email containing the link to access Zoom from (no need to download or do anything else). You can use a computer, tablet or phone with internet access for your Zoom consultation. Its very easy. Each treatment is different and will be tailored to your injury/condition but the most important thing is that you’ll have the opportunity to engage and ask any questions as you would in a face to face appointment.  

Each treatment is different but the most important thing is that you’ll have the opportunity to engage and ask any questions as you would in a face to face appointment.

We have started using an online tool to give patients their home exercise program too. Its called Physitrack and patients are loving it! You can use this via a website or a free app on your phone. It has short videos that demonstrate your exercise program set up by your Physio. If that's not for you they can be emailed to you in picture version just like you would get in the clinic. Patients who were in the gym have had their programs converted into online programs and are loving it! If you want one of these we can do this for you too.

To get started with telehealth with us, book online.

Charges for this service can be found here.

If you have any questions or queries about this service, please feel free to contact one of our helpful team at admin@leestonphysio.co.nz