Physical Therapy in Garfield, New Jersey
Have you recently had a total hip replacement and need high-quality physical therapy in the Garfield, New Jersey area? Look no further than the team at Pro Staff Physical Therapy. We have a convenient location in Passaic, NJ, ready to meet your needs.
Total hip replacements have come a long way in how quickly you can recover from surgery. Pro Staff Physical Therapy works with all ages and types of hip replacements. Whether you want to get stronger before surgery or return to your favorite activities after surgery, we are here to help.
No matter what stage you are at with your hip replacement, we have a team that can help. Our staff prides itself on treating each patient with an individualized approach. We understand that each patient will have unique movement goals and want to ensure that your treatment addresses all of your needs.
What Would Someone Need a Hip Replacement?
Hip replacements are most commonly the result of degeneration of the hip joint. This may be due to bone issues like osteoarthritis or previous trauma.
Hip replacements involve removing damaged bone and replacing it with prosthetic parts. This allows the hip to regain lost mobility, strength, and overall function. It is essential for your hip to be as strong as possible before surgery to ensure quality healing and help you recover faster after surgery. Total hip replacements can happen at any age and have become same-day operations for many patients.
There are a few different approaches to total hip replacement. Each approach will affect which muscles may become weak after surgery. Therefore, it is important to work with your surgeon and physical therapist to be sure you get the right pre-and post-surgical care for your new hip.
Common Symptoms of Hip Arthritis
- Pain along the front of the hip and groin
- Decreased mobility of the hip, especially flexion and internal rotation
- Difficulty walking or running secondary to pain
- Deep ache in the hip joint
- Pain and stiffness first thing in the morning
Treatment for a Total Hip Replacement
After a total hip replacement, physical therapy first involves maintaining mobility and allowing the new joint to heal. This process is different for each surgical procedure, so your surgeon will better understand your healing timeline.
As the new hip regains mobility, strengthening all the muscles around the hip joint will be important. Your physical therapist will work with you through each stage of healing to ensure you learn the proper exercises to strengthen the new hip.
The physical therapists at Pro Staff are experts in treating all variations of total hip replacements and will help you get back to your usual self. As your strength progresses, your therapist will work with you to return to your favorite activities. This will involve coming up with specific exercises to fit your movement goals.
How long will it take for me to get better?
Every hip is different when it comes to recovery. It is important to work on strengthening and maintaining mobility before surgery to speed up the recovery process. Your healthcare team will work with you throughout the process to ensure you recover as quickly as possible.
Get Started Today
If you have had or are going to have a hip replacement and live in the Garfield area, check out the Passaic office of Pro Staff Physical Therapy today. A new joint involves specific care, and we want to help you meet your movement goals. Contact our office at 973-473-5600 to schedule an appointment today.