This module demonstrates best practices for observing and assessing a patient's functional mobility via telehealth.
Section 1: Assessing Functional Mobility
Reaching and Carrying
Lifting, Squatting, Bending
Dressing and Self-Care
Transfers and Gait
Writer: Nicole Fogarty, PT, DPT
William earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northeastern University. He is certified in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy and enjoys treating patients with acute, chronic, and post-operative spine impairments. He frequently combines this experience with advanced vestibular training in his current role treating balance and vestibular disorders in the outpatient setting. He is also experienced in providing telehealth physical therapy to patients with chronic pain and post-operative impairments.Disclosure: William Fogarty PT, DPT, cert. MDT has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
Nicole Fogarty holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Northeastern University. She has experience treating patients with cardiopulmonary, orthopedic, and neurological impairments in the inpatient setting. She also has experience in outpatient orthopedics. She has additional training in medical screening, lumbopelvic examination and treatment, and treatment of patients with cardiopulmonary diseases. Nicole enjoys using her clinical experience and interest in current rehabilitation research as a Physical Therapy writer for Relias. Disclosure: Nicole Fogarty, PT, DPT discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Financial Relationship with Relias LLC as a Salaried Employee All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with No Entities Exists as a Contributor All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.
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