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Introduction to Technologies for Rehabilitation

Introduction to Technologies for Rehabilitation

Introduction to Technologies for Rehabilitation

This course includes
50:16 of Course Material (View)
Lifetime access after purchase
Certificate of completion

Are you up to date with the advances of the technologies in your clinical practice?

From popular movement tracking devices, use of Apps to more sophisticated equipment like posture sensors, robotics, tele rehabilitation and virtual reality systems, there have been a number of exciting advancements and trends in technology for physiotherapists, occupational therapists, kinesiologists and chiropractors. These innovative technologies offer new
opportunities in your clinical practice for improved diagnosis, treatment, and patient engagement. This course will effectively guide you to decide about the use of apps in your clinical practice to offer new tools to innovate your practice. To implement these innovations, you will need to have access to a smart-phone or tablet.

Course Objectives:
You will learn how rehabilitation technologies shape and redefine the rehabilitation care
marketplace. Students will also learn how rehabilitation technologies enhances your clinical
practice through:

  1. Patient care
  2. Diversity of assessment tools
  3. Different resources to provide treatment and delivery of care,
  4. Advanced tools for patient education and self-care,
  5. Evidence-based health technologies resources that will help with decision support tools for clinicians.


PT, PTA, OT, OTA, AT, Kin, chiropractor.
All participants should apply the information within their state/jurisdictional scope of practice.


The instructors
Mirella Veras

Mirella Veras is currently a PhD Candidate in Population Health and in the Diploma in Health Services and Policy Research, Ontario Training Centre at the University of Ottawa. Formerly, she holds a Master’s degree in Public Health (concentration in epidemiology) from the Federal University of Ceara, Brazil. Also, she has training in a multi-disciplinary residency program in family health at the State University of Vale do Acarau in Sobral, Brazil, and has specialized training in Activation processes of change in higher education for health professionals from the National School of Public Health ENSP/FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

She has worked in primary health care in Brazil for eight years, including as a consultant of the Pan American Health Organization in the Department of Primary Care/Ministry of Health, Brazil. Additionally, she worked as a professor at the Medical School at Federal University of Ceara, Brazil. In Primary Health Care, she worked at the local and federal level. At the local level, Mirella was responsible for a project in Community-Based Rehabilitation (CBR) in the Primary Health Care program. She was the manager of the decentralized health area as well as the coordinator for The Nuclei of Integral Attention in Family Health Program. At the federal Level, she was directly involved in research projects in the primary health care field and performed epidemiological analyses of the efficiency of the Family Health Strategy.

Course Material included in this course
  • Technologies For Assessments- Anatomy
  • HT Assessment 1: Anatomy
  • Anatomy Assessment: Pocket Anatomy
  • Anatomy Assessment: 3D Human Anatomy Demo
  • Feedback
  • Apps for Assessment Range of Motion (ROM)
  • Apps for Assessment: ROM
  • Article about Smartphone and Universal Goniometer for Measurement of Elbow Joint Motions: A Comparative Study
  • Apps for ROM Assessment - GetMyROM Cervical Flexion
  • Article: The Reliability and Concurrent Validity of Shoulder Mobility Measurements Using a Digital Inclinometer and Goniometer: A Technical Report
  • Apps for ROM Assessment - GetMyROM Ankle Dorsiflexion
  • Article: the Reliability of Smartphone and Goniometric Measurements of Hip Range of Motion
  • Apps for ROM Assessment - GetMyROM Knee Flexion
  • Apps for ROM Assessment - GetMyROM Cervical Side Bending
  • Apps for ROM Assessment - GetMyROM Shoulder Flexion
  • Apps for ROM Assessment - GetMyROM Cervical Flexion
  • Apps for ROM Assessment - GetMyROM Goniometer Pro App (G-pro) for iOS and Android
  • Apps for ROM Assessment - GetMyROM Straight Leg Raise
  • Feedback
  • How To Use Technologies For Patient Engagement
  • Technologies for Treatment: Exercise Programs
  • Feedback
  • Technologies For Treatments
  • Embodia for Home Exercise Prescription
  • BPM Rx Personal Training Physical Therapy PT Software
  • Jintronix motion sensing rehab in a skilled nursing facility
  • Exercise Pro Live
  • Feedback
  • Advance in Technologies For Rehabilitation
  • Advances in Technologies for Rehabilitation
  • Journal article: Robotic Technologies and Rehabilitation: New Tools for Stroke Patients’ Therapy
  • Feedback