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Northern Virginia Orthopaedic Specialists

Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Specialists located in Manassas, VA & Haymarket, VA

If you’ve undergone orthopaedic surgery, such as a joint replacement, or experienced a musculoskeletal injury, rehabilitation is an important part of the recovery process. Northern Virginia Orthopaedic Specialists offers rehabilitation services at both of their locations in Manassas and Haymarket, Virginia. For high-quality orthopaedic rehabilitation, call the office nearest you.

Rehabilitation Q & A

What is rehabilitation?

Injuries, diseases, and surgical procedures can leave you with pain, functional impairment, and limited mobility. Rehabilitation at Northern Virginia Orthopaedic Specialists helps you recover and resume your regular activities as quickly and safely as possible. Your multidisciplinary rehabilitation team may include orthopaedic surgeons, nurses, occupational therapists, and physical therapists. 

Who is a good candidate for rehabilitation?

Northern Virginia Orthopaedic Specialists provides rehabilitation services to people of all ages and backgrounds. You may benefit from rehabilitation if you have pain and restricted range of motion due to a musculoskeletal injury, degenerative joint disease, or recent orthopaedic surgery. 

What conditions may require rehabilitation?

Rehabilitation is an essential part of the recovery process for a wide range of conditions, including:

  • Traumatic injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Overuse injuries
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Severe fractures
  • Spine injuries
  • Conditions that cause chronic pain, such as arthritis
  • Postsurgical recovery, including joint replacement surgery
  • Reconditioning after an illness like stroke
  • Joint pain that affects the spine, shoulder, elbow, hand, ankle, foot, knee, or hip

The multidisciplinary rehabilitation approach at Northern Virginia Orthopaedic Specialists offers comprehensive care with an individualized approach.  

What are the benefits of rehabilitation?

Rehabilitation is the cornerstone of successful recovery. Northern Virginia Orthopaedic Specialists develops an individualized rehabilitation plan to help you in many ways, including:

  • Building strength and endurance
  • Preventing falls by building balance
  • Improving range of motion
  • Restoring physical function
  • Optimizing independence

Your rehabilitation experts teach you skills and strategies to perform daily tasks so you can reach the highest possible level of functional independence.  

What does orthopaedic rehabilitation entail?

First, the team at Northern Virginia Orthopaedic Specialists thoroughly evaluates your condition. You have a review of your symptoms and medical history and a physical exam. You may need tests, such as an on-site X-ray, to help determine the extent of your condition and how rehabilitation will help. 

Then, you receive a personalized orthopaedic rehabilitation plan to help you recover successfully. Depending on your specific needs, this may include:

  • Exercises to help you regain strength, function, and mobility
  • Strategies to assist you with managing limitations that affect daily tasks 
  • Skills to help you transition to life at home, work, and in your community

For rehabilitation that’s committed to your successful recovery, call Northern Virginia Orthopaedic Specialists today.