Our highly skilled therapist have been trained and educated to work with a variety of post-operative procedures:
- Total Joint Replacements
This is a surgery in which the worn surfaces of the joint are removed and replaced with a new metal surface. Rehab starts within a few hours after surgery and continues for the next three months or longer. You will learn how to use your new joint and return to normal activities.
- Ligament and Tendon Repairs
A surgical procedure to correct damaged and torn tendons. Most common examples include rotator cuff repair and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction.
- Open Reduction Internal Fixation
Often abbreviated as ORIF, this is a method of surgically repairing a fractured bone. Generally this involves either the use of plates and screws or a rod to stabilize the bone.
The removal of a body part which may or may not be replaced with a prosthesis. Our staff is trained in working with various prosthetic needs, including above knee, below knee, partial foot, arm and finger.
- Nerve Compression Release
The release of various nerve restrictions that are causing pain and numbness. Examples of this are carpal tunnel release, and ulnar nerve transposition.
- Tendon Transfers or Repairs
Various tendons in the body may rupture and be repaired or reattached. Examples of this are Achilles repair, finger and hand tendon repair, biceps tenodesis, ankle reconstruction.
- Joint Fusion
In the case where a joint has degenerated to the point of constant pain and decrease function, the physician may elect to fuse the joint.