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PRE / POST SURGICAL

We are experts in the art and science of the evaluation and treatment of human movement dysfunctions. We have successfully rehabilitated patients that have undergone a variety of surgical interventions including:

  • Total Hip, Knee, Shoulder Replacement

  • Neck Fusion

  • Arthroscopic Surgical Repairs

  • Rotator Cuff Repairs

  • Subacromial Decompression

  • Lumbar Laminectomy/Fusion/Discectomy

  • Knee Meniscectomy

  • ACL/PCL Reconstruction

WE WORK CLOSELY WITH YOUR SURGEON

Communication is important for optimal recover after a surgical procedure. We follow a number of post-surgical protocols and take the necessary steps to optimize healing. We will be in contact with your referring physician for guidance regarding any precautions and/or recommendations based on your particular procedure.  Each physician's protocol is unique, but the general goals of your rehabilitation process include:

  • Recovery of Joint Movement

  • Recovery of strength

  • Pain Relief

  • Improved function

  • Independent care

EVERYONE IS DIFFERENT.  YOU MAY REQUIRE ONE OR TWO VISITS, OR AN EXTENDED CARE PLAN OVER SEVERAL WEEKS.  THE LENGTH AND INTENSITY OF YOUR THERAPY WILL DEPEND ON THE PROCEDURE PERFORMED, YOUR HEALTH AND LEVEL OF FITNESS, AMONG OTHER FACTORS.  
  • A thorough biomechanical evaluation

  • Extensive patient education

  • Gentle, hands-on techniques to relax the muscles

  • Pain-relieving modalities

  • Functional re-education

  • Passive, active-assistive, & active range of motion techniques

  • Progressive strength training

  • Targeted stretching for tight muscles

  • Effective joint mobilization techniques to decrease stiffness

COMMON COMPONENTS OF PRE / POST SURGICAL CARE:

DON'T TAKE CHANCES ON YOUR REHABILITATION!  CALL US TODAY TO SCHEDULE YOUR PRE / POST SURGICAL EVALUATION!