Physiotherapy Post-Operative Guidelines

What are patient guidelines?

Following certain procedures it is advised for patients to follow a certain guideline to ensure the best outcomes. They may require some adjustment depending on other associated procedures completed or other medical conditions you may have. Any adjustments to this will be discussed with you by your post-operative Physiotherapist.

It is important to note that these are guidelines only and people will progress at different rates dependent on many factors.


Foot and Ankle guidelines

Ankle guidelines


Hip and Knee guidelines

Hip guidelines

Knee guidelines

Bone and Joint





Upper Limb guidelines

Hand guidelines

Elbow guidelines

Shoulder guidelines

Oncology guidelines