The importance of rehabilitation

Nurse Unit Manager Mark Cook at the Specialist Rehabilitation Service at St John of God Mount Lawley Hospital shares his knowledge of the rehabilitation process after a hip replacement: Why is rehabilitation so important for recovery? Rehabilitation services may be offered to people with existing conditions, or those who are taking a little longer to recover from hip replacement surgery. The main…

Physiotherapy before and after hip replacements

Having physiotherapy after a hip replacement will help you recover more quickly and if possible, it’s a good idea to see a physiotherapist before your surgery as well. Physiotherapists play a vital role in guiding you through the whole rehabilitation process around your hip replacement. Every person is different, therefore specific assessments and tailor made programs are constructed to suit your functional ability and to…