Uso da Telerreabilitação para indivíduos pós Acidente Vascular Cerebral

Post stroke rehabilitation faces additional barriers such as the high cost of caregiver dependency, lack of rehabilitation programs, transportation challenges and high costs. Telereaction emerges as a promising modality for supervising, managing and remotely motivating various forms of physical, occupational and other therapeutic discourse. The aim of this study was to conduct a systematic review to determine the use of telehabilitation to improve motor skills in post stroke patients. The systematic review was performed according to PRISMA guidelines. The databases used were: Pubmed, Embase, Lilacs, Cochrane. The terms used were stroke, telerehabilitation, motor skills and randomized controlled trials. This review was limited to randomized clinical trials in Portuguese, English and Spanish, from 2014 to 2019. Four studies were selected to participate in the review and all presented satisfactory results from the use of telehabilitation, regarding the reacquisition of motor skills associated with balance and day-to-day activities, being considered a cost-effective intervention tool with good acceptance and user satisfaction.