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The prospect of going through surgery is stressful for everyone. However, you can mitigate some of this stress by having your recovery regimen planned ahead of time. When you have post-surgery physical therapy treatments scheduled after surgery, you know you’re giving yourself the best chance at a full recovery. And, really, you deserve nothing less. 

At Moriarty Physical Therapy, we help members of the Durham, North Carolina community on their journey back to a normal, healthy life. Since we are owned and operated by the most qualified doctors of physical therapy, we can always put our patients’ needs first. We also work one-on-one with all our patients to ensure they are receiving the absolute best care possible.    

 

Post-Surgery Physical Therapy Benefits

Physical therapy can have a positive effect on anyone’s life, whether they have had surgery or not. 

Physical therapy helps strengthen your muscles and improves flexibility, which works to counteract the wear and tear your body faces every day. However, post-surgery physical therapy is especially important.

After surgery, your body is in a weakened state. Thankfully, post-surgery physical therapy aids in slowing or reversing strength loss and improving mobility. At Moriarty Physical Therapy, we work with our clients in Durham, NC to map out a road to recovery, offering many great benefits along the way. Just a few of those benefits include: 

 

Faster Recovery

Post-surgery physical therapy helps boost the speed at which your body heals after surgery. It does this by strengthening muscles and improving blood flow. The improved blood flow keeps the tissue oxygenated and brings in white blood cells to fight off infection, reducing your risk of a setback. 

At Moriarty Physical Therapy, we are proudly trained in the latest and most effective techniques that are proven to greatly aid the body in the healing process, and we’ll use them all to benefit you and help you recover as quickly and as smoothly as possible. 

 

Less Pain

After surgery, pain is inevitable. It can make you uncomfortable and stop you from doing the things you love.

However, our post-surgery physical therapy can help reduce or eliminate your pain. The continued movement that comes with physical therapy helps reduce inflammation and allows you to be more mobile. This means less pain medication and a speedy return to your normal activities.

 

Strength and Stamina

In the period after your surgery, your body loses strength and flexibility. When this happens, you become more susceptible to injury. Post-surgery physical therapy helps you to avoid any excess muscle loss or mobility loss, speeding your healing and reducing your risk of injury. And, if you’ve already experienced these symptoms, our therapy can help you to rebuild and to grow stronger, perhaps even stronger than you were before the surgery.

With our expert help, you can get back into your normal activities sooner and with more confidence. 

 

Contact us Today

Don’t let surgery slow you down.

At Moriarty Physical Therapy, we make it easy to start post-surgery physical therapy. Our Direct Access program means anyone in Durham, North Carolina can see use without a prescription from another doctor. We also allow patients to see us using any form of insurance, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicare, and Medicaid. 

Contact us today if you’re ready to make an appointment or if you have any questions about our post-surgery physical therapy program or any of our physical therapy treatments. We can usually work with you to find an appointment time within 24 hours of your call, getting you down the path to recovery right away!

Schedule a FREE 15-minute Exploration Visit

Come visit one of our physical therapy clinics in New York or North Carolina and one of our Doctors of Physical Therapy will do a 15-minute consultation to see if physical therapy is right for you. In the consultation, we’ll help determine the source of pain and movement restrictions to see if you would benefit from physical therapy or might need the assistance of another healthcare professional. If so, we’ll make a referral and help speed up achieving your health goal.

You have nothing to lose; the screening is free! And if physical therapy could help you, we can perform the examination right then–even without a prescription–with Direct Access (covered by insurance).

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