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Sheddon Physiotherapy and Sports Clinic Oakville & Burlington

Sheddon Physiotherapy and Sports Clinic Oakville & Burlington

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Pre and Post Surgery Rehabilitation at Sheddon clinics in Oakville and Burlington

At Sheddon Physiotherapy and Sports Clinics Oakville and Burlington, we understand that surgery is a significant event that requires careful preparation and thorough recovery planning. Whether you’re a seasoned athlete seeking to get back in the game or an individual looking to regain your everyday mobility and comfort, we know that physiotherapy is an integral part of your surgical journey.

Surgery may be the main event, but it is the collaborative effort between our team of therapists and your surgical team that can make all the difference in your outcome. At Sheddon Physiotherapy and Sports Clinics, we help you prepare for your surgery and assist you in reclaiming your strength and function after the procedure. From personalized pre-operative conditioning to post-operative rehabilitation tailored to your specific needs, our physio therapists from Oakville and Burlington clinics are dedicated to ensuring that your surgical experience is as successful and seamless as possible.

Benefits of Physiotherapy Pre-Surgery

Before a surgical procedure, physiotherapy plays a pivotal role in preparing patients for their journey into the operating room. Pre-surgical physiotherapy involves a range of assessments, exercises, and interventions designed to optimize a patient’s physical and psychological condition. See below for some examples of the benefits of physiotherapy before surgery:

Enhanced Surgical Outcomes: Pre-surgery physiotherapy can help improve your overall physical condition, potentially reducing the risks associated with surgery and leading to better surgical outcomes.

Improved Physical Fitness: Physiotherapy can strengthen your muscles, improve flexibility, and increase your cardiovascular fitness, which can make the surgery and recovery process more manageable.

Faster Recovery: Pre-surgery physiotherapy can help you build endurance and strength, which often results in a shorter recovery time post-surgery.

Pain Management: Physiotherapy exercises and techniques can help you learn effective pain management strategies, which can be valuable during the recovery phase.

Increased Mobility: Improving your range of motion and mobility before surgery can lead to a smoother rehabilitation process and better long-term results.

Psychological Preparation: Physiotherapy can help you mentally prepare for surgery, reducing anxiety and stress by providing a sense of control and confidence.

Minimized Complications: Pre-surgery physiotherapy can help identify and address any existing physical limitations or imbalances, reducing the risk of complications during or after surgery.

Personalized Care: Our physiotherapists tailor your pre-surgery programs to meet your specific needs, ensuring that the preparation is personalized and effective.

Patient Education: Our therapists can educate you about the surgery, the expected recovery process, and how to take an active role in your own healing.

Pain Reduction: Pre-surgery physiotherapy may include techniques such as manual therapy, stretching, and strengthening exercises, which can alleviate pain and discomfort in the affected area.

Home Exercise Program: Our therapists can provide you with a customized home exercise program to continue your progress after surgery, ensuring a smoother transition to full recovery.

Increased Confidence: Pre-surgery physiotherapy can boost your confidence in your body’s ability to heal and recover, which can have a positive impact on your overall mindset and well-being.

Post-Surgical Benefits of Physiotherapy

Post-surgical physiotherapy is a crucial component of the healing process after a surgical procedure. It is a specialized form of rehabilitation that focuses on optimizing recovery, regaining physical functionality, and improving the overall quality of life following surgery. Some of the benefits of physiotherapy post-surgery include:

Faster Recovery: Post-surgery physiotherapy can speed up the healing process and help you regain functional independence sooner.

Pain Management: Our physiotherapists can use various techniques to alleviate post-operative pain, including manual therapy, modalities, and exercises.

Reduced Swelling: Physiotherapy can include methods to reduce post-operative swelling and inflammation.

Improved Scar Healing: Through specific techniques, physiotherapy can help minimize scar tissue formation and enhance the appearance of surgical scars.

Restoration of Mobility: Post-surgery physiotherapy focuses on regaining range of motion and mobility in the affected area, which is crucial for resuming daily activities.

Muscle Strength: Our therapists design exercises to rebuild and strengthen muscles weakened by surgery, facilitating a return to normal function.

Preventing Complications: Physiotherapy can identify and address post-operative complications early, such as blood clots or joint stiffness.

Individualized Treatment: Our physiotherapists tailor post-surgery rehabilitation programs to the patient’s specific surgery and individual needs, ensuring a personalized approach.

Return to Normal Function: The primary goal of post-surgery physiotherapy is to help patients return to their pre-surgery level of physical function and activities.

Assistance with Assistive Devices: Physiotherapists can provide guidance on the use of assistive devices like crutches or walkers if needed after surgery.

Education: Patients receive education on how to care for themselves at home, which exercises to perform, and what to expect during the recovery process.

Psychological Support: Physiotherapists offer emotional support, motivation, and guidance during the recovery journey, which can be crucial for mental well-being.

Decreased Risk of Recurrence: For certain conditions, physiotherapy can help reduce the risk of recurrence or complications related to the initial surgery.

Our team of therapists works closely with surgeons and other healthcare professionals to ensure a coordinated and comprehensive care plan for the patient. This collaboration extends from the pre-operative phase, to get you strong, to the post-operative phase, where they play a critical role in the rehabilitation and recovery process. Let us handle your pre and post-operative treatment and GET YOU GOING FASTER AND SAFER!

We are located less than 10 min from Sheridan College Oakville and 4 min East from Oakville & Milton Humane Society.

The Burlington physio clinic is located only 5 min west of Spencer Smith Park and 6 min north-west of Burlington Beach, on Plains Rd East.

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