- Early Post-Operative Phase (0-6 weeks):
- Physical therapy: Begin gentle range of motion exercises and weight-bearing activities under the guidance of a physical therapist.
- Pain management: Medications and ice can help manage post-operative pain and swelling.
- Assistive devices: Use a walker or crutches to assist with walking and weight-bearing.
- Home exercises: Perform prescribed exercises at home to improve flexibility and strength.
- Intermediate Phase (6-12 weeks):
- Continue with physical therapy, focusing on improving strength and range of motion.
- Gradually reduce the use of assistive devices.
- Begin more functional activities, such as climbing stairs, getting in and out of a car, and sitting down and standing up from a chair.
- Monitor incision healing and communicate any concerns with your healthcare provider.
- Late Phase (3-6 months):
- Continue with physical therapy and exercises to improve hip strength and stability.
- Transition to a more normal walking pattern.
- Gradually increase the intensity and duration of activities.
- Discuss a return to work or sports activities with your surgeon.
- Long-Term Phase (Beyond 6 months):
- Continue with a maintenance exercise program to keep the hip joint strong and flexible.
- Follow up with your surgeon as recommended.
- Be cautious with high-impact activities or activities that could put excessive stress on the hip joint.
Furthermore, it’s essential to work closely with a healthcare provider, such as a physiotherapist during your hip rehabilitation journey. Incline Health can customise your rehabilitation plan to meet your specific needs and monitor your progress. Incline Health may offer a range of services to assist you in your recovery.
In addition, we develop a customised rehabilitation plan that is tailored to address specific concerns and goals.
Any questions or concerns, the Incline Health team of Physiotherapists, Chiropractors are directly available via email firstname.lastname@example.org. or phone (02) 9569 9552.
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