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Pre/Post Surgical Rehabilitation

What is Pre/Post Surgical Rehabilitation?

Get back to your favorite sport or activity with Agile PT! 

We know that recovering from a major surgery can be physical and emotionally challenging. Pre- and Post-operative care for your orthopedic injury can make a significant difference in how fast and how well you recover. 

Pre-operative physical therapy is performing strengthening prior to your surgery and has been shown in the research to improve your strength and recovery after your surgery. 

Post-operative care is performing physical therapy after your surgery which has been well-known in research to promote faster and better recoveries.

Physical therapists have substantial medical knowledge that includes how surgery affects a person’s body. They understand the limitations of surgery so you can be pushed in the appropriate way to quicken your recovery and return to sport. While you might be pushed, our PTs will not allow you to do any exercise that may slow your recovery or worsen your condition. 

Benefits of Pre and Post-Op Physical Therapy

Research supports pre/post rehabilitation can have expansive benefits including:

  • Improve Surgical Outcomes
  • Circulation
  • Prepare for surgical procedures, both mentally and physically
  • Preventing blood clots
  • Posture
  • Balance
  • Self-care training
  • Reduced risk of infection
  • Reduce hospital stay length
  • Gait training
  • Strength
  • Flexibility
  • Pain control/management. 

What do you love doing? We can’t wait to get you back there with strengthening, mobility, range of motion, and balance training. Strengthening and moving relevant musculature, while following your doctor’s protocol for movement, is an important part of having a safe, expedient, and comprehensive recovery. Your doctor may recommend one of the following treatments which we can also provide: 

  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Heat and Ice application
  • Ultrasound

If you don’t see your operation here don’t worry, just give us a call and we can tell you if we can help! 

  • Meniscectomy
  • Ligament repair (ACL/PCL/MCL/LCL)
  • Arthroscopic debridement
  • Total/partial knee replacement
  • Tendon repair
  • Fractures
  • Bunionectomy
  • Bone spur removal
  • Fractures or Fusions
  • Ligament (ATFL) repair
  • Achilles tendon repair
  • Total hip replacement
  • Arthroscopic Hip Debridement
  • Labral or tendon repair
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Laminectomy
  • Fusion
  • Disc replacement
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Labral Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Tendon rupture repair
  • Post-traumatic fracture internal fixation
  • Nerve relocation
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