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Orthopaedic physiotherapy and occupational therapy specialises in the treatment of patients who are admitted to hospital due to a traumatic accident / incident or those undergoing planned surgery (elective).

Who Can Benefit? 

Trauma patients who have sustained lower limb fractures, upper limb fractures, spinal fractures and many other musculoskeletal and soft tissue conditions.

Elective patients undergoing procedures such as knee replacement, hip replacement, knee arthroscopy, and back surgery.

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Videos from NHS Choices

If you would like more information you may find these video clips useful -

Recovering from injury

www.nhs.uk/video/Pages/recoveringfrominjury.aspx

Hip replacement
www.nhs.uk/video/Pages/Hipreplacement.aspx

Hip operation animation
www.nhs.uk/video/Pages/Animationhipoperation.aspx

Hip replacement - patient story

www.nhs.uk/video/Pages/Hipreplacementrealstory.aspx

Advice after a hip operation
www.nhs.uk/video/Pages/postophip.aspx

Knee replacement animation
www.nhs.uk/video/Pages/Kneereplacementanimation.aspx

Knee replacement - patient story
www.nhs.uk/video/Pages/Kneereplacementrealstory.aspx

Arthroscopy (key hole surgery to a joint)
www.nhs.uk/video/Pages/Arthroscopy.aspx

Advice after a knee operation
www.nhs.uk/video/Pages/postopknee.aspx

Surgery to the lumbar spine
www.nhs.uk/video/Pages/Lumbarsurgery.aspx

Lower limb amputation

www.nhs.uk/video/Pages/Legamputee.aspx