eWellness Healthcare Corporation (OTCMKTS:EWLL) announced Tuesday that patients using its PHIZIO and MSK360 telemedicine platforms are experiencing an average reduction in pain of 50% within four sessions.
According to internal data, a sample of 10 patients treating knee, neck, shoulder and other pain issues exclusively with PHIZIO reported an average of 2.25 on a pain scale, down from 4.5 at the beginning of treatment.
For patients dealing with pain from mild to moderate injury, PHIZIO provides quicker access to physical therapy that people can undergo in their own homes.
“If you have pain, there’s a new solution where you don’t have to wait for an appointment to get in front of a physical therapist,” Chief Operating Officer Curtis Hollister told Proactive. “You can book someone, and within four visits — which is about a week — you should have 50% of your pain gone.”
Much of the time, trips to the clinic involve what Hollister refers to as “passive interventions” such as hot packs or an electrostimulation machine that haven’t been shown to improve outcomes.
“Outcomes in physical therapy are delivered through therapeutic exercises and activities,” Hollister said. “It’s the patient performing the physical exercises that actually creates a difference, and all of these patients did that [with PHIZIO].”
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