Physical therapists hold virtual sessions

Emma Wheeler | WCTV Eyewitness News May 3, 2020

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Physical therapy is going virtual as the coronavirus forces many patients to go on screen to receive care.

The Florida Physical Therapy Association says telehealth was just approved for physical therapy last year. Since then it has only been used by Veterans Affairs, but COVID-19 is forcing offices to act quickly to adapt.

Sophie Lombard has a new routine of practicing physical therapy exercises to treat scoliosis. Her sessions started with Joy for Therapy in February, but the last few weeks the sessions are all done from home.

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