Top 7 Reasons to see a Physiotherapist after a Total Knee Replacement Surgery
Is it necessary to do physiotherapy after knee replacement?
Physical therapy can bring many benefits for individuals who have undergone total knee replacement surgery. Some of the benefits include:
1. Pain Relief
Physical therapy can help alleviate pain and discomfort caused by the surgery.
2. Increased Mobility
Therapy can help improve knee range of motion, flexibility, and balance.
Physical therapy can help strengthen the muscles surrounding the knee, which can improve stability and reduce the risk of falls or injury.
4. Improved Function
Physical therapy can help individuals return to their normal daily activities and improve overall function of the knee.
5. Improved Mobility
Therapy can help improve knee range of motion, flexibility and balance
6. Reduced Risk of Complications
Regular physical therapy can help reduce the risk of complications, such as scar tissue formation or knee stiffness, after surgery.
7. Increased Confidence and Independence
Physical therapy can help individuals regain confidence and independence in their daily activities.
8. Maintaining Good Health
Physical therapy can also help older adults maintain overall good health, reducing the risk of other health problems and improving overall well-being.
Overall, physical therapy is an important component of the recovery process for individuals who have undergone total knee replacement surgery and can help improve outcomes and speed up the recovery process.
If you live in Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam or Port Moody, please give us a call to book your free 15 min discovery call where you can learn more about how physiotherapy can help you.
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