The chest is a large structure and contains important organs such as the lungs and the heart. The ribs surround these organs to protect them and there are many surrounding muscles to assist with both breathing and movement. Damage to any of these structures can result in surgery and physiotherapy is often effective at returning the patient to as near normal function as possible.
At Physio.co.uk our specialised physiotherapists can rehabilitate patients following chest surgery. The common chest surgeries that Physio.co.uk treat are:
Your physiotherapist at Physio.co.uk will assess you and develop an individualised rehabilitation programme for you to strengthen surrounding chest muscle and return to normal function. In the case of cardiac surgery, the patient’s exercise tolerance will be built up to as near to their previous level as possible using a safe exercise programme tailored to the individual.
For more information about buttock surgery and the rehabilitation process contact us or call 0330 088 7800.