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



Hip and Knee guidelines

Hip guidelines



Knee guidelines


  • Bone and Joint



  • Cartilage



  • Ligament



  • Muscle



Upper Limb guidelines


  • Hand guidelines



  • Elbow guidelines



  • Shoulder guidelines



Oncology guidelines


Please contact the Oncology Physiotherapy team on 01691 404271 for more information.


  • Endo-prosthetic replacements



  • Amputation