Improve your outcomes from surgery
Recovery Medical specialises in optimising the outcomes for people who require surgery. We believe patients themselves play an important role in influencing the results that are obtained by their operation. From nutrition and weight management planning to physiotherapy and fitness programs, Recovery Medical provides a range of services to empower you to obtain the best possible results from your operation.
Pre Anaesthesia Services
Assessment and optimisation of your health prior to your operation to reduce the risk of complications and improve your chances of a successful outcome.
Physiotherapy consists of a combination of manual therapy, exercise prescription and conditioning advice aimed at improving strength, joint flexibility and functional recovery after injury or surgery.
Weight Management and Dietetics
Obesity and nutritional disorders significantly increase the risk of many surgical procedures. Obese people are typically at higher risk of surgical site infection, deep venous thrombosis and respiratory disorders.
Exercise Physiologists are university qualified health professionals who deliver supervised exercise programs and individualised conditioning plans for people with a wide variety of medical conditions and personal objectives.
Mental preparation strategies to create a constructive mindset to optimise your rehabilitation and manage underlying conditions such as anxiety, depression and chronic pain.
Specialised pain management advice to achieve better control of symptoms to enable functional recovery and participation in lifestyle pursuits and conditioning programs.
Pilates is a strength and conditioning fitness activity that focuses on central “core” muscle groups associated with posture and joint stability.
Equipment that can help
Recovery Medical provides common items that may assist people during their preparation for surgery and rehabilitation afterwards. Items are available for purchase or hire.
Recovery Medical News
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