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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused patients and providers, as well as state and federal governments, to consider the use of telehealth on a wider scale, including in physical therapy.

It's a complicated topic that deserves your time — not just because of the immediate need for change to help respond to the current health crisis, but because the expansion of telehealth to physical therapy has been long sought by many in the profession, and it is one of APTA's central advocacy targets.

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