North Sydney Physiotherapy

Post Surgical Rehabilitation

Physiotherapy aims for Post Surgical Rehabilitation

Physiotherapy provides post surgical rehabilitation for a broad range of areas. The aim of rehabilitation is to re-establish joint motion, muscle strength, and restore functional movement patterns necessary for daily living ie. walking, squatting, rolling over, getting up from lying, getting in and out of cars, using stairs.

Surgeries which benefit from Physiotherapy

1.  Orthopaedic Surgery: repairs to bone,  joint or muscle; reconstructions and replacements:

  • hip, shoulder, knee replacements,
  • shoulder, knee reconstructions,
  • arthroscopic surgery of the knee, hip
  • shoulder, patella dislocations
  • fractures of all bones

2.  Spinal and Neurological Surgery: most commonly surgery to the Lumbar and Cervical Spine:

  •    Lumbar Spinal Fusions, Lumbar Discectomy

3.  Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery: surgery to the internal organs:

  • lungs, heart, liver, gastrointestinal system and other organs

4. Obstetric and Gynaecological Surgery:

  • postnatal, hysterectomy, gynaecological repairs and reconstructions and other procedures

5.  Urological Surgery:

  • bladder and prostate surgery
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