'AT HOME' DOMICILIARY PHYSIOTHERAPY

ELDERLY REHAB AFTER ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY

Elderly rehabilitation after orthopaedic surgery:​

  • Fractured neck of femur (#NOF with Dynamic Hip screw)

  • Total knee replacements

  • Total hip replacements

  • Hemi-arthroplasty

  • Femoral nail for thigh fractures #

Exercises to increase strength, range of movement gait re-education, increase independence, re gain confidence to be at home.

 
 
 

IMPROVE MOBILITY

  • Improve gait pattern

  • Personalised strength exercises to tackle specific areas of weakness

  • Standing balance exercise programmes

  • Increase confidence with standing balance

  • Progress transfers using walking aids i.e. frame to sticks etc.

  • Outdoor walking practice

  • Training of walking on different surfaces / environments ie. shops, parks, pavements, cambers, roads, busy places.

REGAIN INDEPENDENCE

  • Rehabilitation at home after any illness, prolonged hospital stays or any change in your medical or functional status.

  • Goal based exercises to improve functional outcomes

  • Continuation of rehab programmes after discharge from Intermediate care services

  • Continuation of rehab programmes alongside care services

  • Work towards independence in activities of daily life

  • Improve transfers ie. chair to bed, toilet transfers, bed mobility.

  • Progress independence with transfers

  • Functional balance and strength exercise programmes

  • Regain confidence to live independently

REHAB AFTER LONG ILLNESSES

If you have had a recent illness, a stay in hospital following a fall or a medical condition then you may have lost some of your strength, mobility or confidence. 

You may benefit from exercises tailored to your home environment giving you the confidence to progress and regain your independence. 

We can provide a one-off assessment and advice or ongoing treatment.