29251 US Hwy 19 N Clearwater, FL 33761


Pre & Post Surgical Rehab

Physical therapy is typically required following an orthopedic surgery such as operations on the hip, knee, shoulder, wrist, hand, neck, foot, ankle, and spine to facilitate a speedy recovery. Physical therapy can start anywhere from a few hours to a few days after surgery and in some cases there may be a period of immobilization following surgery.


Benefits of Pre/Post-Surgical Physical Therapy

Goals of Pre-Surgical Physical Therapy

  • Mentally prepare for surgery
  • Reduce pain and inflammation
  • Restore range of motion
  • Improve muscular control of the injured joint
  • Normalize movement patterns prior to your surgery
  • Improve overall well-being and fitness
  • Gain a good understanding of the exercises that you will perform immediately after surgery

Goals of Post-Surgical Physical Therapy

Physical therapist are trained to optimize your recovery and prevent re-injury during the rehabilitation process.  Treatment focuses on:

  • Reduced swelling
  • Regaining range of motion
  • Regaining lost strength
  • Increased endurance
  • Returning to daily activities

For more information on physical therapy, please contact us at 727-953-3031.