Feasibility and effectiveness of telehealth in the management of cervicothoracic and lumbar pain during the first six months of the SARS-Cov-2 pandemic: A case series

Published: 20 March 2023| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/2hk4kmv377.1
George Rappard, Jake Harb, Caitlin Yi,


VAS, ODI and NDI data for spinal pain patients managed via telehealth the first 6 months of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic


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This was a retrospective review of all patients presenting with cervicothoracic or low back pain in the 1st six months of the pandemic following creation of a nearly universal telehealth protocol. VAS, NDI and ODI data was colelcted on initial consult and last follow up. Data was collected throughout treatment course. Patients were discharged when static.


Southern California University of Health Sciences


Telemedicine, Spine, Back Pain, Telehealth, Spine Surgery, Neck Pain, Spine Intervention