At Rehabilitation Centre
When you arrive at the Rehab Centre you will be allocated to your bed and will be helped with the orientation of the facilities. Your rehabiltitation program will depend on your condition and type of operation. Dr Giotikas gives clear instructions about the operative details and the weight bearing status and, together with the physiatrist and head physiotherapist of the rehabilitation centre, formulate a personalized rehabilitation protocol with clearly defined goals and timings.
The generic goal of rehabilitation is the restoration of normal function of the limb. This includes:
- Management of postoperative pain and soft tissue swelling
- Restoration of range of movement of the affected joints
- Strengthening of the muscles
- Improvement of the proprioception of the limb.
This is where the patient, with the support and help of the physio team, becomes the primary factor for success as their determination and willingness will bring the best functional outcomes.
The psychologist of Athens BJR along with the beautiful and relaxing surroundings at our rehabilitation centres, the appropriate leisure activities and the carefully planned diet greatly help patient maintain a positive , holiday type mood along with the satisfying feeling that their daily efforts during physio sessions pay off. That way, improvement is noticeable very soon!
When you settle at your accommodation, you will start your physiotherapy program with the assistance and guidance of our dedicated physio team. You will need to have made arrangements for food and cleaning services. You will have emergency contact numbers to get in touch with the surgeon, the hospital and the physio team. Our dedicated team third party ventors will help you with the practicalities of the every day living whilst in Greece.
Now is the time when the patient with the support and help of the physio team becomes the primary factor for success as their determination and willingness will bring the best functional outcomes.
The psychologist of AthensBJR along with the beautiful and relaxing surroundings of seaside Athens and the appropriate leisure activities greatly help patient maintain a positive , holiday-like mood along with the satisfying feeling that their daily efforts pay off and improvement is noticeable very soon.