Physical therapy before surgery?

“My surgeon suggests that I visit a physical therapist before surgery, but I thought that was something I did after the operation. Is physical therapy before surgery something I should consider?” Yes. Whether you are going to have a joint replaced or an ACL injury repaired, prehabilitation, rehabilitation before surgery, with a certified athletic trainer or physical therapist can help: Relieve pain Increase stamina Reduce complications of surgery Restore range of motion Shorten your hospital stay … Continue reading Physical therapy before surgery?