Post-Operative & Joint Reconstruction Physical Therapy in Phoenix, Arizona


From Surgery to Strength: Post-Operative &
Joint Reconstruction Recovery in Phoenix

At Movement Redefined, we recognize the challenges posed by post-operative and joint reconstruction procedures and understand the impact they can have on your mobility and quality of life. Our dedicated team of professionals is committed to delivering comprehensive care and unwavering support throughout your recovery journey. Our mission is to aid you in reclaiming your freedom of movement after these surgical interventions, helping you regain function and enjoy an active life once again. Through our specialized post-operative and joint reconstruction physical therapy services, we implement evidence-based strategies and personalized attention to address the core issues of your condition and promote healing.

Our inclusive approach to rehabilitation harmonizes innovative methodologies with a strong emphasis on tailored care for post-operative and joint reconstruction patients. Following a thorough assessment, our highly skilled physical therapists curate individualized recovery plans that cater to your specific needs as a patient on the path to regaining joint function. By utilizing a combination of hands-on therapy, targeted exercises, and advanced therapeutic techniques, we target the fundamental factors contributing to your recovery process. By rectifying muscular imbalances, enhancing flexibility and strength, and facilitating optimal healing, our goal is to provide enduring relief and elevate your overall mobility, strength, and well-being.

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Do I Need Physical Therapy After Surgery?

Post-operative and joint reconstruction recovery is a meticulous and guided process designed to aid individuals in reclaiming optimal mobility and function following surgical interventions related to joint health. This journey involves a comprehensive rehabilitation program that focuses on healing, rebuilding strength, and restoring range of motion. Whether you’ve undergone joint replacement or other orthopedic surgeries, the recovery phase aims to minimize pain and swelling, promote tissue healing, and gradually reintegrate you into daily activities. Throughout this process, you’ll work closely with our experienced physical therapists who will tailor a customized recovery plan based on your specific surgical procedure, medical history, and unique needs. Expect a combination of targeted exercises, manual therapies, and progressive techniques to address muscle imbalances, enhance joint stability, and foster an overall sense of well-being. As you progress, you’ll witness improved joint function, increased strength, and the confidence to resume an active lifestyle.

Common surgeries treated with physical therapy:

Physical therapy plays a crucial role in the recovery and rehabilitation process after various surgical procedures. The specific approach and exercises used in physical therapy will be tailored to the type of surgery, individual patient needs, and the surgeon’s recommendations to ensure a safe and effective recovery.

ACL Reconstruction physical therapy
Foot and Ankle Surgery physical therapy

How Soon After Surgery Should you Start Physical Therapy?

The timing for starting physical therapy after surgery can vary depending on several factors, including the type of surgery performed, the surgeon’s recommendations, and the patient’s overall health and condition. In many cases, physical therapy can begin soon after surgery, often within a few days to a few weeks. It is important to follow the guidance of your surgeon, healthcare provider, and the experts at Movement Redefined, as they will have the best understanding of your specific situation.

Estimated timeline of when you should begin physical therapy:

It’s important to note that while starting physical therapy early can be beneficial, it’s equally crucial to ensure that you’re healing properly and not pushing your body too hard too soon. Your physical therapist at Movement Redefined will work closely with your surgical team to develop an appropriate and safe rehabilitation plan tailored to your needs and stage of recovery. Always consult your surgeon before starting any post-operative exercises or physical therapy regimen.

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1219 E Glendale Ave., STE 19
Phoenix, AZ 85020