The Hip Physical Examination for Telemedicine Encounters

Posted on 23.02.2021 - 15:13

In recent years, there has been an increasing focus on telehealth that has expanded exponentially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to the pandemic, multiple medical specialties began using telemedicine as a substitute for in-person visits given the ease of use, decreased time, and cost benefits [16,19]. Telemedicine was not widely adopted among orthopedic surgeons, however, often due to concerns about the utility of a virtual physical exam [11]. With the institution of social distancing requirement and restrictions on in-office visits, telehealth provides a safe method for evaluation of the orthopedic patient.


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Taylor, Samuel A.; Lamplot, Joseph D.; Swensen Buza, Stephanie; Lawton, Cort D.; Pinnamaneni, Sridhar; Rodeo, Scott A.; et al. (2021): The Hip Physical Examination for Telemedicine Encounters. SAGE Journals. Collection.


HSS Journal®: The Musculoskeletal Journal of Hospital for Special Surgery


Samuel A. Taylor
Joseph D. Lamplot
Stephanie Swensen Buza
Cort D. Lawton
Sridhar Pinnamaneni
Scott A. Rodeo
Joshua S. Dines
Warren K. Young
Danyal H. Nawabi


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