Post Surgical Rehabilitation
Sometimes surgery is the best care for a patient. Surgery alone however will usually not get your body back to a normal condition. The recovery process takes time. Physical rehabilitation is often one of the most important pieces of the recovery process! Physical therapy is specifically planned for your body and your recovery. Specific movements and exercises will help your body regain a healthy state faster.
Post-surgical physical therapy can also relieve pressure from your joints and muscles and help you get past the pain faster so you can live without the complicated and at times dangerous side effects of pain medicine.
In physical therapy, our most basic obligation is to medically screen you and make sure that you are being treated in the right place. Physical therapists are trained to identify red flags that would require further medical assessment. If we cannot help you, we will refer you to the proper place. Physical therapists are also trained to help you find the root cause of your condition and to help you resolve your issue without medication or surgery as often as possible.
Your physical therapist can help you prepare for surgery as strong and healthy as possible!. Some of the common elements we address;
- Muscle weakness
- Co-Morbidities conditions that may complicate recovery)
- Bio-mechanical awareness
- Expertise in Assistive Devices
- Home Exercise Plan in Prescribed Stages
- Pain Management Techniques
Your physical therapist will perform a thorough examination and will work with you and your surgeon’s guidelines to develop your goals for treatment and a physical therapy plan to help you achieve those goals.
You can recover from surgery faster and stronger! Give us a call us to set up a course of evaluation and treatment before your surgery happens so you are able to start therapy at the optimal time. Our physical therapists are licensed, experienced and committed to seeing you restored to better health.
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