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Welcome to The Cape Hand Clinic - Shoulder Post Operative Treatment / Injuries

At our physiotherapy clinic in Cape Town, we specialize in the treatment of Shoulder Post Operative Treatment and Shoulder Injuries. Our experienced team of physiotherapists is dedicated to helping individuals recover from shoulder surgery and manage shoulder injuries, providing comprehensive rehabilitation services to restore function, reduce pain, and improve overall shoulder health. Whether you’ve undergone shoulder surgery or dealing with shoulder injuries, our personalized treatment approach can support your recovery journey.

Understanding Shoulder Post Operative Treatment Shoulder Injuries

Shoulder Post Operative Treatment: After shoulder surgery, such as rotator cuff repair, labral repair, or shoulder stabilization, physiotherapy plays a crucial role in facilitating recovery and optimizing outcomes. Post-operative physiotherapy helps reduce pain, restore range of motion, strengthen muscles, and improve shoulder stability and functional abilities.

Shoulder Injuries: Shoulder injuries can occur due to trauma, sports-related incidents, overuse, or degenerative conditions. Common shoulder injuries include rotator cuff tears, shoulder dislocations, shoulder impingement, frozen shoulder, and shoulder instability. These injuries can cause pain, limited range of motion, muscle weakness, and functional limitations.

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Our Approach to Shoulder Post Operative Treatment and Shoulder Injuries

At our clinic, we take a comprehensive and individualized approach to Shoulder Post Operative Treatment and Shoulder Injuries. Our physiotherapists will conduct a thorough assessment, considering your medical history, surgical procedure details (if applicable), range of motion, strength, functional limitations, and specific goals. Based on this evaluation, we will develop a personalized treatment plan that may include:

  1. Early Post-Operative Care: For individuals undergoing shoulder surgery, we will provide early post-operative care, including pain management techniques, gentle mobilization exercises, and education on post-operative precautions and self-care.

  2. Range of Motion Exercises: We will guide you through a progressive range of motion program, aiming to restore full shoulder mobility while ensuring proper healing of the surgical site.

  3. Strengthening Exercises: As your shoulder heals, we will introduce specific strengthening exercises targeting the muscles around the shoulder joint. These exercises will focus on improving muscle strength, stability, and coordination.

  4. Manual Therapy Techniques: Our physiotherapists may use hands-on techniques, such as joint mobilization, soft tissue mobilization, and myofascial release, to improve joint mobility, reduce muscle tension, and promote tissue healing.

  5. Functional Rehabilitation: We will incorporate functional exercises and activities that mimic your daily tasks or specific sports requirements, helping you regain optimal shoulder function and safely return to your desired activities.

  6. Education and Home Exercise Program: We will provide education on proper posture, body mechanics, and ergonomics to prevent future shoulder injuries. Additionally, we will develop a tailored home exercise program to support your ongoing rehabilitation and maintenance of shoulder health.

Collaborative Care and Progress Monitoring

We believe in a collaborative approach to your care. Our physiotherapists work closely with orthopedic surgeons and other healthcare professionals involved in your shoulder treatment, ensuring a coordinated and comprehensive treatment plan. Throughout your rehabilitation journey, we will closely monitor your progress, make any necessary adjustments to your treatment plan, and provide ongoing support to help you achieve the best possible outcomes.

Restore Shoulder Function and Health

If you’ve undergone shoulder surgery or experiencing shoulder injuries, our specialized treatment approach can support your recovery and help you regain optimal shoulder function. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and start your personalized treatment plan for Shoulder Post Operative Treatment and Shoulder Injuries.

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"Each of our clients is unique and their treatment needs may differ. That's why we take an individual approach to understanding the specific needs and goals of each of our clients. We customize treatment plans to suit our clients' needs.."

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Monday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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