Can gardens help patients heal faster?

According to several studies, patients who have access to a scenic view are likely to require less medication, lower stress levels and may heal faster. Studies conducted in the United States and Sweden over the past three decades have evaluated healing gardens in rehabilitation and children’s hospitals, with positive results for patients. A 1995 study … Continue reading Can gardens help patients heal faster?

The importance of rehabilitation

Nurse Unit Manager Mark Cook at the Specialist Rehabilitation Service at St John of God Mount Lawley Hospital shares his knowledge of the rehabilitation process after a hip replacement: Why is rehabilitation so important for recovery? Rehabilitation services may be offered to people with existing conditions, or those who are taking a little longer to recover from hip replacement surgery. The main … Continue reading The importance of rehabilitation

Physiotherapy before and after hip replacements

Having physiotherapy after a hip replacement will help you recover more quickly and if possible, it’s a good idea to see a physiotherapist before your surgery as well. Physiotherapists play a vital role in guiding you through the whole rehabilitation process around your hip replacement. Every person is different, therefore specific assessments and tailor made programs are constructed to suit your functional ability and to … Continue reading Physiotherapy before and after hip replacements