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Physical Therapy BEFORE Surgery

How important is physical therapy BEFORE having surgery? We are frequently asked by clients if it is important to have physical therapy before surgery. Many people feel that if they are going to have therapy AFTER surgery, why have therapy before? This may sound like a clear cut answer, but there are a lot of factors to consider. Pre-hahabilitation is preconditioning for patients scheduled to undergo surgical procedures such as: Joint replacements ACL repair RTC repair Cancer surgery and chemotherapy Having therapy PRIOR to surgery can be