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Telerehabilitation may be effective in MS

Key clinical point: Telerehabilitation provides functional benefits and reduces costs for patients with MS, compared with outpatient rehabilitation.

Major finding: The total savings in projected travel costs for all eight participants was $8,487.23, compared with the outpatient group.

Study details: A pilot study of eight patients with MS who completed a telerehabilitation program and matched patients who underwent outpatient rehabilitation.

Disclosures: The investigators conducted their study without outside funding and reported no disclosures.

Citation:

Barksdale H et al. CMSC 2020. Abstract REH11.