Hip Joint Pain – Rehab before you need to Replace

By Ross Baines – Physiotherapist Reading about Andy Murry’s recent hip replacement surgery at age 31 led me to reflect on some of the younger patients I see at Physioplus with hip pain. These younger patients often have ‘hip impingement’ – where the neck of the thigh bone (femur) jams against the rim of the […]

Prehabilitation – Getting Fit for Surgery will Accelerate Post-op Rehab

By Ross Baines – Physiotherapist The concept of prehab for surgery is now recognized as a major factor in getting the best post operative function. Research demonstrates that patients who participate in pre-op exercise programs regain their functional capability faster and better than those patients who don’t undertake appropriate exercises before the surgery. In an […]