INTENSIVE PATIENT FOCUSED REHABILITATION FOR TOTAL JOINT REPLACEMENT
For those who like to take a proactive approach to life, this Chester County Hospital program works to prepare patients for Total Joint Replacement prior to operation and enables a more aggressive and rapid rehabilitation after surgery.
- Increases joint flexibility problems
- Increases total leg strength
- Controls swelling in the leg
- Increases walking speed and endurance
- Pre-operative rehabilitation to address limitations using aquatics and land-based exercises three-four weeks prior to surgery. Physician referral is needed. Insurance covered.
- Pre-operative education class to prepare you for the surgery, recovery and rehabilitation.
- In-home assessment completed by Neighborhood Health.
- Five days of intensive daily in-home therapy by Neighborhood Health followed by two to three weekly visits.
- Five days of intensive outpatient physical therapy at Chester County Hospital's department of Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine followed by two to three weekly visits until discharged to self-care.
For more information or to find out if you are an appropriate candidate for this program, call 610.738.2480.
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