Rehabilitation Following Orthopedic Surgery

Rehabilitation after orthopaedic surgery should begin immediately in hospital, however it is important that once you have been discharged you continue outpatient physiotherapy as recommended to achieve the best possible recovery

How physiotherapy

  • Advise on effective positioning to increase comfort and reduce postoperative swelling
  • Effective management of post-operative pain and swelling with therapeutic modalities, manual therapy and exercises
  • Improve posture
  • Mobilization exercises to improve circulation and joint range of movement
  • Strengthening of weak muscles and stretching of muscles that may have become stiff
  • Functional training to facilitate return to activities of daily living and regain functional independence
  • Progressive rehabilitation as per postoperative rehabilitation protocols for return to sports
  • Close communication with surgeon to ensure postoperative recovery milestones are met

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