Knee Pain Relief Right at Your Doorstep
After undergoing a knee replacement, the path to regaining your mobility and strength is paramount. But why add the stress of traveling to a physical therapy office when you can receive top-notch care in the comfort of your own space? Our specialized physical therapists come directly to your home or office, ensuring you get the focused attention you deserve without the inconvenience of commuting.
Knee Replacement Rehab Tailored To Your Specific Situation and Lifestyle.
Choosing in-home physical therapy for knees offers more than just convenience. It provides a unique advantage: therapy that's customized to your daily environment. Our therapists evaluate your living or working space, offering recommendations specific to your surroundings. This means quicker adaptation, enhanced outcomes, and a rehab plan that fits perfectly into your daily routine. Embrace a rehab experience that's truly about you and your needs.
Dr. Bagley focuses on an active injury approach to improve mobility function. Many patients he sees have been living with pain for years, and often it's a pain that they shouldn't have to live with. Dr. Bagley's pain modulating manual therapy will help with:
Expert Guidance: Physical therapists provide tailored exercises post-surgery to ensure optimal recovery.
Pain Management: Alleviate post-surgical pain through targeted joint movement and cold therapy.
Swift Recovery: Start your recovery journey within hours of awakening from surgery.
Strengthening Exercises: Focus on rebuilding strength from week six through 16 post-surgery.
Range of Motion: Improve your knee's flexibility and movement within the first six weeks.
Prehab for injury prevention
Personalized Plans: Each treatment plan is uniquely designed to cater to individual patient needs.
Balance and Mobility: Regain your balance and walk confidently without the need for assistive devices.
Scar Tissue Management: Benefit from massage and mobilization techniques to manage scar tissue.
Long-Term Support: Continue your program for up to 8-10 months post-op for best results.
1. What is knee physical therapy? Knee physical therapy is a specialized form of treatment that focuses on restoring the function, strength, and mobility of the knee joint after injury, surgery, or due to chronic conditions.
2. How can physical therapy help after a knee replacement? Physical therapy after a knee replacement helps in:
- Reducing pain and swelling
- Restoring range of motion
- Strengthening the muscles around the knee
- Improving balance and gait
- Accelerating the overall recovery process
3. How often should I attend physical therapy sessions for my knee? The frequency of sessions depends on the severity of the injury and individual needs. Typically, patients attend 2-3 sessions per week, but this can vary based on the therapist’s recommendations.
4. Can I do knee physical therapy exercises at home? Yes, many physical therapists provide patients with a home exercise program to complement in-clinic sessions. However, always consult with your therapist before starting any exercises.
5. How long does it take to recover with knee physical therapy? Recovery time varies depending on the nature of the injury or surgery and individual factors. Some patients may see improvement in a few weeks, while others might require several months.
6. Is knee physical therapy painful? While some discomfort is normal, especially when stretching or strengthening the knee, the therapy should not cause excessive pain. Always communicate with your therapist about any discomfort.
7. Do I need a doctor’s referral for knee physical therapy? In many places, you can seek physical therapy without a doctor’s referral. However, some insurance providers may require a referral for coverage.
8. What should I wear to my knee physical therapy sessions? Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing that allows easy access to the knee area. Athletic shoes are also recommended.
9. Can physical therapy prevent the need for knee surgery? In some cases, physical therapy can help manage knee pain and improve function, potentially delaying or preventing the need for surgery. However, it’s essential to consult with a medical professional about the best treatment options.
10. What techniques are used in knee physical therapy? Knee physical therapy may include manual therapy, exercises, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, ice/heat therapy, and more, depending on the patient’s needs.