Rehabilitation and Recuperation
Rehabilitation and Recuperation
What is Orthopedic Rehabilitation?
Orthopedic rehabilitation is a therapeutic approach to recovery, the purpose of which is to correct musculoskeletal limitations and alleviate pain from trauma, illness, or surgery. The musculoskeletal system consists of muscles, bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, cartilage so that orthopedic rehab can address any of those structures.
Doctors prescribe patients who have certain orthopedic conditions or are recovering from orthopedic injuries or surgeries to undergo physical therapy. This treatment helps patients with orthotics and prosthetics increase functionality and strength using individualized orthopedic rehabilitation training, exercises, and treatments. Aside from increasing mobility and strength, physical therapy provides several other benefits that improve your overall health and well-being.
What Are the Benefits of Orthopedic Rehabilitation?
The purpose of orthopedic rehab is to help you regain function in your body as quickly and effectively as possible. One of the major benefits of rehabilitation is returning to what you love doing.
While re-establishing your ability to perform your favorite activities might be your top goal, orthopedic rehabilitation also offers many additional advantages:
- Promotes circulation, limiting your blood clot risk
- Reduces pain and the need for pain medication
- Prevent further injury and fall risk
- Improves memory and cognition
Early, intensive orthopedic rehabilitation ensures a better outcome. That’s why OrthofitOrthopedics LTD is dedicated to helping you achieve your highest functional potential with responsive therapy, often the same day as you have surgery or arrive at the facility.
Occupational rehabilitation gives you the most comprehensive care for your ailment. Treatments target your prosthetic and orthotic condition from all angles, so you feel more like yourself as soon as possible. Other greater Benefits for Orthopedic rehabilitation Inlcudes:
Maximize Your Movement – Pain-free movement is crucial to your quality of life, your ability to earn a living, and your independence. Physical therapists are movement experts who can identify, diagnose, and treat movement problems.
Participate in Your Recovery – Physical therapists work collaboratively with their patients. We design treatment plans for each person’s individual goals, challenges, and needs.
Avoid Opioids – Opioid risks include depression, overdose, and addiction, plus withdrawal symptoms when stopping use. In some situations, dosed appropriately, prescription opioids and other orthotic conditions are an appropriate part of medical treatment. However, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging health care providers to reduce the use of opioids in favor of safe alternatives like physical therapy for most long-term pain.
Avoid Surgery – Before you undergo expensive or invasive surgery, try physical therapy. For some conditions, including meniscal tears and knee osteoarthritis, rotator cuff tears, spinal stenosis, and degenerative disk disease, treatment by a physical therapist has been found to be as effective as surgery.
If you’re looking for an orthopedic rehab facility or you’ve experienced a medical event that might benefit from orthopedic rehab, contact OrthofitOrthopedic LTD today to set up an appointment for Consultation. Our state-of-the-art facilities and rigorous, adaptive approach to therapy help you heal and move on from your illness or injury, See our Services.
Our Approach to Inpatient Treatment at OrthofitOrthopedic LTD
At OrthofitOrthopedic LTD, all of our patients receive the same level of prosthetic and orthotic service and care. However, we know some patients may require a little bit extra, and that’s why we base all treatment on your individual needs and abilities. During your time with us, you will be in close contact with your physiatrist and other orthopedic rehabilitation team members, such as a care coordinator and a social worker, allowing them to closely monitor your progress and recovery. Your best interests are our best interests.
We provide advanced care for a wide range of orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions including hip fractures, joint replacements and multiple trauma injuries. Our multidisciplinary team helps patients to:
- Regain strength and mobility
- Increase function
- Utilize adaptive techniques and equipment
- Resume daily activities as safely and independently as possible