Pre and Post Surgery
The decision to go through with a surgical approach to improve your pain or injury can be scary and full of uncertainty. Being armed with the knowledge of your Doctor, your surgeon and your Physiotherapist can be a comfort before and after the operation.
Having surgery is just the beginning. From the day you choose surgery, your rehab becomes the vital step towards returning to your daily life or returning to sport. Pre and post operative rehabilitation is key.
Pre Operative Rehabilitation
Being physically prepared for an operation is most often going to lead to a better outcome afterwards. Post surgical rehabilitation can be challenging, so it can be both mentally and physically rewarding to start your rehab now.
Benefits to Pre-op Rehab can include:
- Improved or normalised movement patterns
- Knowledge of the operative process
- Understanding of your rehabilitation phases
- Goal setting for the short and longer terms
- Improved post-op pain management
- Improved post-op lifestyle
- Individualised program of Physiotherapy and independent exercise for rehabilitation.
Post Operative Rehabilitation
From day one after your surgery, your rehabilitation begins. During your Pre-op Rehab, you will understand your first phase is to reduce pain, swelling and initiate some normal movement.
Once the first phase is complete, you will progress in line with the plan discussed with your Physiotherapist and your Surgeon. We work with you to achieve your goals by developing detailed rehab programs and helping to maintain your progress in the weeks and months following your surgery.
Our facilities are set up to provide you with the best possible outcomes. These include our:
- Alter G treadmill
- Game-Ready devices
- Compex/ Muscle Stimulators
- Boots, Braces and Crutches
- Superior Gym and Exercise facilities
RHP Physiotherapy has over 50 years of combined experience in elite sport to draw upon to guide your rehabilitation journey. An example of procedures we specialise in include:
Sam has been amazing in treating my unsolved running injuries. Appointments are very thorough and he's highly supportive of my desire to stay active and fit. Highly recommend!
I've been in a few times now to see Mal and highly recommend his service for his clarity, patience and approachability. He is clearly highly skilled, and his great ability to support me towards improvement is the proof!
In just a few visits Mal identified and fixed my back and shoulder pain. My posture is significantly improved and thanks to the exercises Mal gave me I’m confident of staying pain free. Thank you very much!