Surgical Rehab

Class / Rehabilitation


Physiotherapy plays a crucial role in ensuring a successful recovery for patients undergoing surgery. Whether you’re preparing for surgery or recovering afterward, physiotherapy helps enhance your strength, flexibility, and overall well-being. Our friendly and dedicated team is here to guide you every step of the way, ensuring a smoother and faster recovery.

If you are scheduled to have a surgery in the near future or have already had a procedure and are looking for the right clinic to start your recovery and rehabilitation, get in touch with us at Triangle Physiotherapy. Our experienced and expert practitioners are ready to help! Book an appointment at one of our 8 clinics.

Types of Surgeries we Commonly Treat

  • Joint replacements: Total Hip Replacement (THR), Total Knee Replacement (TKR), shoulder replacement
  • Ligament repairs: ACL, MCL
  • Fracture repairs
  • Spinal surgeries: Spinal fusion, laminectomy
  • Tendon repairs: Achilles repair
  • Nerve decompressions: Carpal tunnel decompression

Pre-Surgery Physiotherapy (Prehab) at Triangle Physiotherapy

What is Pre-Surgery Physiotherapy?

Pre-surgery physiotherapy, also known as prehabilitation or prehab, involves exercises and treatments designed to prepare your body for the upcoming surgery.

Benefits of Pre-Surgery Physiotherapy

  • Enhances physical fitness, making surgery easier to endure
  • Improves muscle strength and joint mobility
  • Reduces anxiety and enhances mental preparedness
  • Shortens post-surgery recovery time

Post-Surgery Physiotherapy (Rehab) at Triangle Physiotherapy

What is Post-Surgery Physiotherapy?

Post-surgery physiotherapy, or rehabilitation, focuses on helping patients regain their strength, mobility, and function after surgery.

Benefits of Post-Surgery Physiotherapy

  • Accelerates the healing process
  • Reduces pain and inflammation
  • Prevents complications and improves surgical outcomes
  • Restores normal movement and function
  • Improve Quality of Life


How soon should I start physiotherapy before surgery?

It’s recommended to start pre-surgery physiotherapy 4-6 weeks before your scheduled surgery. This time frame allows your body to adapt and build the necessary strength and flexibility.

How long after surgery should I wait to begin physiotherapy?

Post-surgery physiotherapy typically begins within 24-48 hours after the surgery, depending on the type of surgery and your surgeon’s recommendations. Early mobilization is key to a successful recovery.

What can I expect during a physiotherapy session?

During a physiotherapy session, you can expect a personalized treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. Sessions may include a combination of exercises, manual therapy, and modalities to help you achieve your rehabilitation goals.

Do I need a doctor’s referral for pre or post surgical rehab?

Physiotherapy is an essential component of the recovery process for surgical patients. By integrating physiotherapy into your pre and post-surgery routine, you can ensure a smoother, faster, and more successful recovery. Contact us today to schedule your consultation and take the first step towards optimal health and recovery.

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