Post-Operative Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Toronto

physiotherapy after operationSuccessful surgery is a combination of appropriate and skillful surgical techniques or procedures, proper nursing care and finally a comprehensive rehabilitation program.

To ensure a successful outcome after your surgery, your physiotherapy usually begins in the hospital typically by showing you how to manage swelling and pain, start walking, minimize complications such as chest infection and DVT (blood clots). This usually involves teaching you simple exercises. After being discharged from the hospital, you need to find a physiotherapist in Toronto who is trained and can assist you to reach your goals and get back on track.


Post-Surgery Rehabilitation Treatments in Toronto

Our physiotherapists in Toronto will start your program by an assessment of your current physical abilities and will determine what type of treatment plan will benefit you best. Postoperative physiotherapy typically involves the use of some modalities such as a laser for tissue healing or TENS for pain management but the main focus of the program will be on conditioning exercises, strengthening exercises and functional rehabilitation. Consult a physiotherapist in Thornhill who is experienced in post-operative rehabilitation to speed up your recovery and get back to your daily life as soon as possible.

At Physiomobility we will assist you in your post-operative care. We are familiar with most protocols followed by surgeons for common constructive operations such as ACL reconstruction or Rotator cuff repair. However, your surgeon may favor a rehab protocol over others. We will liaise with your surgeon to ensure specific requirements for your rehabilitation are met. The following surgeries commonly require post-operative care:

  • Fractures
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Stabilisation
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Acromioplasty
  • Shoulder joint manipulation (forceful mobilization of a restricted joint under anesthesia)
  • Shoulder Capsulotomy
  • Tennis Elbow Release
  • Golfers Elbow Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Tendon Repairs
  • Hip & knee Replacements/Resurfacing
  • Hip, knee and shoulder Arthroscope
  • ACL ligament reconstruction
  • Meniscal repairs
  • Chondroplasty
  • Patella tendon release
  • Achilles Tendon Repairs
  • Ankle Reconstruction
  • Ankle ligament Repairs
  • Heel spur removal
  • Bunion removal
  • Discectomy
  • Laminectomy
  • Spinal Fusion/Stabilization


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