Surgery is generally the final step in any problem and is only performed when other conservative measures failed to produce the required outcome.
In Pre-operative physiotherapy treatment, a physiotherapist can assess and plan a treatment before the surgery to reduce your post-operative recovery time. for example in cases of knee replacement surgery, patient can work on their knee muscles with the help of physiotherapist to make them strong even before the surgery.
In any orthopedic post operative surgery, A major part of the successful outcome is good physiotherapy treatment concentrating on:
- Restoring optimal mobility
- Strengthening weakened muscles
- Restoring normal movement pattern
- Compensation for any functional loss