Post-Surgery Rehabilitation in Blaine, WA

Post-Surgery Rehabilitation

One of the objectives of surgery is to help improve the quality of your wellbeing, but when you wake up after an operation, it sure doesn’t feel that way. That’s why you will want to consider visiting a physical therapist for your post-surgery recovery.

One of the challenges you may face after a major operation is the loss of strength, mobility and balance. These are areas that physical therapists like those at Whatcom Physical Therapy can help you with.

How does physical therapy help with post-surgery recovery?

Physical therapists are trained and experienced in treating the human musculoskeletal system. After your surgery, your physical therapist will work with you at an optimal pace to help you recover strength, flexibility and balance.

Your physical therapist will help you regain your ability to complete what were once simple tasks like getting dressed or bathing on your own.

Additionally, physical therapy can provide assistance in the following for you after your surgery:

  • Walking on your own
  • Breaking up scar tissue
  • Managing pain
  • Improving your range of motion

What does post-surgical physical therapy typically involve?

Your post-surgical rehab will be personalized according to the nature of your surgery and other factors like your age, health, medical history and personal goals.

Treatments typically make use of some of the following:

  • Exercising and stretching
  • Cold and hot treatments to assist with pain
  • Electrical stimulation and ultrasound

Schedule an appointment with Whatcom Physical Therapy in Blaine, WA

Do you have a surgery coming up that you would like assistance with during your recovery afterward? Contact us today to schedule an appointment with one of our physical therapists about developing a treatment plan for you. Additionally, physical therapy can be beneficial before your surgery too. So, if your surgery is a long way out you should contact us now to discover your options.

Our Blaine, WA. location:

250 G Street
Blaine, WA. 98230
Phone: (360) 332-8167

M – W 8 am – 6 pm
Th 8:30 am – 5 pm
F 8 am – 5:30 pm

If you would like to visit us at another location, we have two other clinics in Northwestern Washington in Ferndale and Point Roberts.