Speeding up the recovery process
The type of treatments that are conducted depend very much on the type of surgery, the area of the body, the time since procedure and your normal level of function. The most frequent surgery which we see involve:
It is vitally important that the physiotherapist liases with the consultant surgeon to ensure that the specific rehabilitation protocol is followed. This is in the patient’s best interest because the surgeon has the advantage of seeing detail in the surgery which cannot be observed clinically. This information can influence the rehabilitation protocol and very importantly the timing of when different activities are introduced.