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When preparing for surgery, it’s important to learn about how to get the best post-surgical results. Many people believe they can handle their own recovery, but this can be ineffective or even harmful. Choosing to have post-surgical physical therapy has been shown to be one of the best ways to ensure positive results in the long and short term.

The doctors at Moriarty Physical Therapy have years of specialized training and know the techniques that can lead to the fastest and most complete recovery. For example, many other physical therapy clinics work with groups, which is impersonal and doesn’t produce the best results. Here at Moriarty Physical Therapy, however, we work with our Wake Forest, North Carolina patients one-on-one and get to know them and their injury, providing help and individualized manual therapy every step of the way to ensure they get the best possible results.

Results are what drive us, and we’ll make sure we know your post-surgery goals and help you to meet them.

 

Post-Surgery Physical Therapy Benefits

After surgery, your body is in a weakened state and needs time to rebuild the tissue that has been damaged. During this time, your body loses strength and flexibly. Thankfully, post-surgical physical therapy helps you stay mobile and strong while amplifying the natural healing process. 

This is especially important for people who live an active lifestyle. By utilizing physical therapy, professional athletes, weekend warriors or anyone who likes to stay mobile can see quicker recovery times that allow them to get back to their normal lives faster. 

Whether you’re an active person or not, we can help. With our assistance, Wake Forest, NC residents can quickly experience the benefits of physical therapy, including:

 

Better Blood Flow

The proper circulation of blood to the injury is vital to the natural healing process. It helps bring in white blood cells to fight off infection and aids in rebuilding damaged tissue. Without this blood flow, the affected area can become stiff and take longer to heal. 

The professionals at Moriarty Physical Therapy know the most effective exercises to help you maintain great blood flow no matter where your injury is.

 

Less Pain

One of the worst parts of going through surgery is the resulting pain. While pain medication can help, it can be harmful to your health when used long-term and can make you feel sluggish and not like yourself. 

Physical therapy helps reduce swelling, which cuts down on pain and allows you to be more mobile. Moriarty Physical Therapy can help alleviate your pain so you aren’t reliant on pain medication for as long.

 

Fewer Injuries

When you have surgery, the loss of strength and flexibility can have long term implications on your health. Doing activities you have done in the past may cause additional injuries if your body is unprepared. Post-surgery physical therapy can help maintain and rebuild the strength and flexibility you need to get back to your normal activity level with a lowered risk of injury.

 

Contact us Today

Give yourself the best chance at a successful recovery with post-surgery physical therapy at Moriarty Physical Therapy. 

We make it easy for residents of Wake Forest, North Carolina to get started with our Direct Access program. This program allows patients to see us without the need of a prescription from another doctor. 

We also accept all forms of insurance, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicaid, and Medicare. If you would like more information about our post-surgery physical therapy or want to set up an appointment, call or contact us today. We can usually set up a time for you to come in within 24 hours of your call!

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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