After orthopaedic surgery, you may need physiotherapy and additional support prior to returning home. Rehabilitation will be discussed with you during your hospital stay.
On the ward, our orthopaedic physiotherapists provide early involvement to assist patients regain movement, strength and independence following injury or surgery.
If further rehabilitation is required after your discharge from Albury Wodonga Private Hospital, you may be referred to nearby Murray Valley Private Hospital’s Rehabilitation Unit which provides a specialist 28 bed inpatient facility and comprehensive outpatient day rehabilitation services. Murray Valley Private Hospital is committed to restoring an individual’s quality of life to its optimal level, and is fully equipped with a hydrotherapy pool, physiotherapy gymnasium and other therapy facilities.
Our physiotherapists at Murray Valley Private work closely with our orthopaedic specialists, following specific protocols of movement and exercise to help you achieve your goals. Support may include exercises, prescription of walking aids, gait re-education, education on slings and braces and advice on do’s and don’ts.
Our expert teams, including discharge planners, works you to establish a clear, customised pathway, catered to each patient’s personal needs and circumstances. You can expect to be well-informed about any aids and support at home, so you can get back to the life you love.
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