Due to current COVID-19 restrictions on elective surgery in Australia many Australians are facing lengthy delays on elective surgery waiting lists. Physiotherapy can play an important role in helping to manage pain and improve physical function.
Westside Physiotherapy have been working with other health professionals to develop an educational program surgery specific. Current best evidence suggests that good education, weight loss and a specific and monitored exercise program can delay or the reduce the need for joint replacement surgery or arthroscopic surgery related to degenerative conditions.
Using various visual media platforms Westside Physiotherapy will deliver a tailored program that can guide clients while awaiting surgery. Online support via email is available free of charge for all participants.