Physical therapy for pre-surgical rehab in Wentzville, Missouri

Wentzville, MO Pre-Surgical Rehab

People visit physical therapists for all kinds of injuries and conditions. Physical therapists are skilled in reducing pain and restoring strength and mobility affected by many of these conditions.

You may already know that physical therapy can help you after a surgery. Physical therapy can help you learn how to perform certain activities while recovering and can help you stay fit and strong to reduce pain, improve your fitness and improve recovery speed. However, did you know that physical therapy before your surgery can help your recovery as well?

Why you need pre-surgical rehab with a physical therapist

Physical therapists specialize in treating the human musculoskeletal system. When it comes to preparing your body for surgery, this is the kind of expert you will want.

Pre-surgical rehab treatments vary depending on the individual and the type of surgery. Generally, the focus is to improve the strength and flexibility of the muscles, ligaments and tendons.

At Excel Sports and Physical Therapy, our physical therapists work closely with patients to identify the areas that will benefit most from treatment before surgery to help with:

  • Improving recovery speed — Patients who do not see a physical therapist for pre-surgical rehab tend to stay in the hospital longer than people who do have pre-surgical rehab. 
  • Reducing pain — Stronger and more flexible muscles, ligaments and tendons can help reduce pressure from sensitive areas of the body and provide more structure and support during your recovery.  
  • Improving mobility — Physical therapy can help you get around better on your own during recovery, so you can do more things on your own, like getting dressed or using the restroom.

Schedule pre-surgical rehabilitation at Excel Sports and Physical Therapy in Wentzville, Missouri

The physical therapists at Excel Sports and Physical Therapy in Wentzville, Missouri, would love to help you prepare for your surgery so you can have a better experience afterward. Contact us today if you would like to schedule an appointment. We can also talk with you about your post-surgical recovery options.

Our Wentzville location:

1428 W. Meyer Road

Wentzville, Missouri 63385

Excel Sports and Physical Therapy serves patients from multiple locations in the St. Louis area. Please visit our locations page to discover other clinics that may be more convenient for you.