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Welcome to OMNI Orthopaedics

recovery

Years of Experience by a Board Certified Team

At OMNI Orthopaedics, you are getting years of experience and a board-certified team of multi-specialty orthopaedic surgeons that regularly practice the newest advances in orthopaedic care. We understand how chronic pain can affect your life, that's why we focus on rehabilitation and pain management. We are determined to making treatment easy by using advanced technology to provide the best care. We believe in physical and occupational therapy, because sometimes surgery is not the right answer.

Getting Moving Again Part 4

Don't let joint pain slow you down. If you have not experienced adequate results with medication and other conservative treatments, total joint replacement may provide the pain relief you long for – and the resulting return to your favorite activities. Write down a list of questions about your condition, your concerns, and the ways that total joint replacement might benefit you.

Getting Moving Again Part 3

When fully recovered, most patients can return to work, although some types of work — such as construction work, certain types of carpentry, and occupations that involve repeated or high climbing — may not be advisable for individuals with a joint replacement.

Getting Moving Again Part 2

The vast majority of individuals who have joint replacement surgery experience a dramatic reduction in joint pain and a significant improvement in their ability to participate in the activities of daily living. However, joint replacement surgery will not allow you to do more than you could before joint problems developed. Your doctor will recommend the most appropriate level of activity following joint replacement surgery. In the weeks following total joint replacement, certain limitations are placed on every patient's activities.

Getting Moving Again

It may come as a surprise to you that total joint replacement patients are encouraged to get up and start moving around as soon as possible after surgery — as early as the day of surgery. When you are medically stable, the physical therapist will recommend certain exercises for the affected joint. Physical therapy is a key part of recovery. To ease the discomfort the activity will initially cause, pain medication is recommended prior to therapy. In addition, the physical therapist will discuss plans for rehabilitation following hospital discharge.