The UKSH Pocket Physio is an easy to use guide to the physiotherapy exercises involved in preparing for and recovering from hip or knee replacement surgery. Pocket Physio features both video and text instructions on pre- and post-operative exercises, allowing patients to prepare thoroughly for surgery and make a strong, speedy recovery supported by easy to follow video exercises.
Pocket Physio also features advice on walking with a frame or crutches, hip precautions, breathing exercises, managing pain and self-assessment, as well as recommended techniques for dressing, bathing and getting in and out of vehicles.
UKSH is committed to delivering the highest quality service to patients. Innovations such as Pocket Physio contribute to UKSH’s excellent clinical outcomes – UKSH was listed first nationally for knee replacement surgery and third for hip replacement surgery in the 2011 Dr Foster Hospital Guide.
You can download Pocket Physio for free by searching for ‘Pocket Physio’ on the Apple AppStore via your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch.
Alternatively, Pocket Physio is available to download to your home computer from the iTunes store by clicking here. You can then transfer the app to your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch.