Digital health technology in rehabilitation

This study will explore people’s experiences of using digital health technologies as part of rehabilitation or therapy.

Digital health technology has the potential to improve many aspects of patient care, including rehabilitation.  It includes smartphone apps, wearable devices, virtual reality, robotics, and web-based platforms that can provide remote healthcare.

Findings from this study will be used to inform future resources to help increase use of digital health technologies.

It is being carried out by a team of researchers at the University of Central Lancashire.


  • Aged 18+
  • Have undergone some form of rehabilitation or therapy because of a health condition or illness (eg stroke, multiple sclerosis, COPD, heart attack, musculoskeletal injuries such as back pain etc)
  • Have experience of using digital health technology as part of rehabilitation or therapy


  • Online or face-to-face (location to be agreed)


  • Taking part will involve an audio-recorded interview (approximately 60 minutes), exploring experiences of using digital health technology as part of rehabilitation.
  • Participants will also be requested to complete a short survey and consent form prior to the interview.

Recruiting until

  • 31 October 2023

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