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Post-Surgical Rehabilitation

Post-Surgical Rehabilitation

Post-Surgical Rehabilitation at Amari Physiotherapy & Massage in Surrey

Joint replacement surgery is no fun, but physiotherapy can help you recover faster and more completely. Your physiotherapist at Amari Physiotherapy & Massage in Surrey will work closely with your physician and your surgeon. We take a team approach to your recovery.

First, your physiotherapist completes a comprehensive assessment. Then, they custom design a recovery program to help your range of motion, strength, and activity level. Ultimately, you work together so you can get back to your normal activities as soon as possible.

Physiotherapy at Amari Physiotherapy & Massage in Surrey offers rehabilitation for post-surgical patients from surgeries like:

  • Total hip replacement
  • Shoulder Rotator cuff repair
  • Ankle reconstruction
  • Total knee replacement
  • Elbow reconstruction
  • Spine surgery
  • Shoulder replacement

How Can Physiotherapy Help After Joint Surgery? Post-Surgical Rehabilitation in Surrey

After your joint surgery, you’ll find the physiotherapists at Amari Physiotherapy & Massage in Surrey offer a supportive, healing environment. We focus on helping you regain your highest possible functional level. Our patients find physiotherapy helps in many areas, such as:

Pain Management – Your physiotherapist will implement your custom treatment plan with soft tissue techniques, gentle joint mobilizations, and other therapy aids to help you manage your pain.

Avoids Muscle Wastage – Specially designed exercise routines reduce the risk of muscle wastage. This starts early and moves through a series of exercises that change as you progress. The more muscle wastage you can avoid, the faster your recovery time.

Reduces Formation of Scar Tissue – Scar tissue can reduce your range of motion and cause pain. Physiotherapy techniques can reduce scar tissue formation and help desensitize affected nerves.

Improves Functional Ability – A physiotherapy rehabilitation program helps restore and improve your functional ability. Most often, your physiotherapist will recommend a combination of modalities to improve your function in a graduated way without aggravating your condition. 

Increases Joint Stability – Physiotherapy can help regain joint stability with neuromuscular training and specific exercises.

Education – Education is a big part of physiotherapy. Your physiotherapist will provide you with post-surgery information on how to manage your recovery. They will help you with issues like:

  • Understanding your surgery. What is the normal healing process? What are typical recovery times?
  • Modifications to activities of daily living
  • Possible complications after surgery
  • Effective pain and recovery management strategies
  • How to use mobility aids like crutches, canes, or walkers
  • How to avoid aggravating the joint

Contact Us at Amari Physiotherapy & Massage as early as possible. Talk to us before or after your surgery about Post-Surgical Rehabilitation in Surrey.

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