Diana and Stephen Snelling do everything together. Including knee surgery, on their left knees, on the same day.
Hospitals can be overwhelming environments at first, filled with foreign sounds, smells and uncertainty. At St John of God Hospitals, one of the most obvious ways we can create a warm and inviting environment is through the use of visual arts.
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
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