There are many types of surgeries that may require post-operative rehab. Some of the most common types include:
The need for post-operative rehab will depend on the individual patient and the specific surgical procedure they have undergone. In general, any surgery that impacts a patient’s mobility, strength, or function may require some form of post-operative rehabilitation.
Physiotherapy plays a crucial role in post-operative rehab as it helps patients to regain mobility, strength, and function after surgery. Here are some ways physiotherapy may be involved in post-operative rehab:
Overall, the role of physiotherapy in post-operative rehab is to help patients regain their physical function and independence, reduce pain, and prevent further complications or injuries. By working closely with patients and other members of the healthcare team, physiotherapists can play a vital role in facilitating recovery and improving overall outcomes.