Rehabilitation enables a return to fitness. All surgical procedures – especially these performed under general anesthesia (narcosis) – associated with the risk of postoperative complications. This is due to the longer immobilization of the patient and the effect of anesthetics and drugs. Post-operative pain is an additional problem – all these factors may be favorable to infections, lead to cardiovascular disorders, facilitate the development of thrombotic complications or respiratory system as well as disturb physiological functions.
Introducing physiotherapy to surgical treatment is a way to shorten the hospitalization period, reduction of complications and faster return of the patient to everyday life in full fitness.
Rehabilitation can be started even before surgery, thanks to which our body will be properly prepared for it. The patient learns special exercises that help also in the normalization of respiratory and circulatory system disorders. The therapy begins according to the physiotherapist’s recommendations – often in the first 24 hours after the procedure.
It is recommended to perform anticoagulant, respiratory, general and support exercises upright body as soon as possible. In the case of orthopedic surgery, rehabilitation is aimed at return the patient to full mobility as soon as possible.
Depending on the place of the procedure, its type and the complications, following treatment methods are used in surgical procedures:
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