Many patients are so relieved that their surgery is over they forget  about the next vital step in recovery – Rehabilitation.

Why is rehabilitation necessary? 

  1. Rehabilitation promotes healing; rehabilitation can minimise scar tissue and regain muscle strength and function after surgery. Remember, a surgeon's specialty is to repair an injury while physiotherapists are musculoskeletal experts who improve the way you feel and function.
  2. Rehabilitation regains mobility;
  3. Have a faster recovery; doing rehabilitation will help your body recover much faster than if left to its own devices.
  4. Take control over your own health outcomes; research has shown that patients who are actively engaged in their healthcare have better experiences than those that do not. Read it here