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Consultation 1 – physical activity

Watch a physiotherapists prescribe a physical activity plan with the PEAK physiotherapy program through telehealth for knee osteoarthritis
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SPEAKER 1: Yeah.
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SPEAKER 2: Yeah, page 9. So that’s your log. So you put the wake beginning, let’s go, Monday. So 17th of Feb.
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And you’ll write the exercises in and you’ll tick the days you’ve done them. So if you go and do two more sets of each exercise today you can tick off Tuesday.
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SPEAKER 1: Beautiful.
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SPEAKER 2: Yeah.
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SPEAKER 1: I’m liking that.
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SPEAKER 2: Yeah. And then down the bottom, you’ll see daily step count.
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SPEAKER 1: Yeah.
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SPEAKER 2: So for each day for this week I want you to record how many steps you do.
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SPEAKER 1: Yeah. That’s good, I got a head start for yesterday. I did about 13,000 I think.
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SPEAKER 2: Right-o. So find that on your phone or on your device, write that in and we’ll work out what your average is next week.
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SPEAKER 1: OK.
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SPEAKER 2: And then based on that we can come up with an activity plan for you.
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SPEAKER 1: OK.
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SPEAKER 2: OK.
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SPEAKER 1: Is that next week or two weeks I talk to you next? It’s next week.
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SPEAKER 2: Next week.
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SPEAKER 1: Got it.

This short clip shows a segment of a real consultation, during the PEAK clinical trial, via videoconferencing, and recorded via Zoom. Sound and picture quality may thus be less than ideal.

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Physiotherapy Exercise and Physical Activity for Knee Osteoarthritis (PEAK)

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