Post-Surgical rehabilitation addresses the stiffness and weakness that occurs after surgery. This procedure involves manual treatment with physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, or exercise therapy. It may be required for a variety of surgeries, including orthopedics, heart, chest, nerve, and abdominal surgery.
Pre-Surgical Rehabilitation on the other hand was designed by physical therapists to help you prior to surgery so that you can have a great outcome after surgery.
Pre-operative rehabilitation usually involves exercise training, physical activity, or other types of activity to help patients prepare for surgery. The purpose of pre-hab is to get the body as ready as possible for a challenging situation.
- Mentally prepare a patient for surgery
- Relieves pain and inflammation
- Restores freedom of movement
It is essential after surgery to return to normal life; in most cases, the rehabilitation programme will follow afterwards. It is important to start a post-surgical rehabilitation plan as soon as your doctor states that you are ready. This is how Post-surgical Rehabilitation can help you after Surgery
- Improves mobility and balance strength after surgery
- Ease’s pain and swelling
- Improves flexibility.
Preventing or recovering from an injury can be difficult. Let us help you get back in the game with our expert Physical Therapists. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.