August 15, 2022

The Role of Digital Physical Therapy in Modernizing MSK Treatment

Faegre Drinker Consulting Principal Mike Adelberg and Advisor Vincent Giglierano coauthored an article for MedCity News with Vijay Yanamadala, MD, MBA, FAANS, on the rise of digital physical therapy (PT), particularly how it benefits those with musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions and advances health equity.

The authors explain how MSK conditions are a leading cost driver of global health care spending, and the need for PT services is increasing with an aging population. They further note that digital PT offers similar or better health outcomes compared to traditional PT and has given U.S. health plans a way to reduce costs.

In conclusion, the authors note that digital PT addresses coverage gaps and social determinants of health within the conventional PT market and increases patient satisfaction.

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Meet the Authors

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Michael S. Adelberg

Principal - Healthcare Providers & Plans Practice Lead - Faegre Drinker Consulting

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