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How important is post surgery care?

The value of physiotherapy in post operative care is priceless. It will avoid expensive returns of in patient care.

Post surgery rehabilitation can cause anxiety and frustration. 

Because LHVP only do home or on site visits, the patient anxiety is greatly reduced. Patients benefit from expert rehabilitative services and compassionate care in the comfort of their own home. Because our services are made at home and always at convenient times, patients have no excuses not to do the complete course of treatments they need.

As physical specialists, we are committed to providing the highest quality of care. We always strive to achieve the best possible physiotherapy outcomes.

We work very closely with surgeons and family, making sure the necessary feedback and reports is made to the patient surgeons thus ensuring complete care.

We deliver expert rehabilitative services with compassionate care.

 

Fact: 1 in 4 patients will not get enough post operative therapy

Underfunding of post-surgical care is ‘endemic issue’ affecting recovery times and quality of life.

The lack of physiotherapy after surgery is affecting recovery time and patient quality of life.

 

Fact: at home physiotherapy reduces anxiety and increases confidence

If the patient has to go to a rehabilitation centre or a cabinet, it can increase anxiety especially for patients with mobility issues.

A physiotherapy home visit is reassuring and reduce the impact on the patient and his family.

 

Fact: post surgery rehabilitation speeds up recovery

Physiotherapy after surgery helps return to function and normalcy. It is an extremely important component of the recovery process. It is effective for treating pain but also reduces risk of developping problems after surgery.

 

Hip & knee replacement

A physiotherapist will teach the patient exercises to help strengthen the area and explain what should and should not be done after the operation. Physiotherapy will teach the patient how to bend and sit to avoid damaging the new hip or knee.

 

Oedema and fibrosis

One of the bigger risks after any surgery is to develop oedema and fibrosis. Physiotherapy will reduce the pain as much as possible using massages, manual lymphatic drainage and cold therapy.

 

Heart diseases and surgery

Because it is important for patients who suffered from a stroke or cardiac surgery to become active as soon as they possibly can, physiotherapy is key.

When movement is affected completely, neurophysiotherapy will help with understanding howand teach the patient how to move again. Chest physiotherapy is effective in the prevention and treatment of pulmonary complications after major abdominal and thoracic surgery.

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