Mobile applications for physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech language pathologists are becoming increasingly popular as they can be convenient and resourceful tools not only for facilitating rehabilitation techniques but also for continuing clinical education. In fact, the American Occupational Therapy Association found that more than half of occupational therapists use them.
Sorting through all the app options can sometimes be a daunting task, however. To help you navigate the waters, RehabCare Advantage is going to be posting a series of entries that highlight the top apps for Apple users in each of the three major disciplines (note that some of our featured applications may apply to more than one field so don’t skip the days that are outside your specialty or you may miss some valuable info!). Our final entry will focus on apps that are now available to help patients.
We begin the series with highlights of the top apps for Physical Therapists:
While mobile applications do not replace human judgment, they can be convenient reference tools. Discover which apps best fulfill your needs, and please comment and share which applications augment your delivery of therapy. Don’t forget to check back in early February for the best apps in SLP!
[...] in therapy. Therapists are increasingly using apps as tools in therapy, and in January, we reported that more than half of occupational therapists use them. Today we bring you some of the best apps for [...]
[...] As part of RehabCare Advantage’s series on mobile applications in therapy and to highlight what we know are increasingly popular tools, we are featuring apps for speech language pathologists this month. Mobile apps are widely used across all rehabilitation disciplines and are facilitating recovery in unprecedented ways. Be sure to check back early next month for the best in occupational therapy apps. [...]
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