Physiotherapy is a crucial step following orthopedic surgeries in order to optimize your recovery and maximize the results of your surgery. treatment can be indicated at times immediately following your procedure therefore it is important to ask your orthopedist when to begin.
Physiotherapy can help by
Decreasing your pain with manual treatments and therapeutic modalities according to your needs
Teaching you, or your loved ones, how to perform safe transfer techniques
Developing an individualized exercise program that will progress your strength and range of motion
Structuring a post-operative treatment plan that will help your rehabilitation process
Communicating with your support network (physician, nurses, etc.) to optimize your care plan