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Funding for Physio after an Operation in Canada

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Post-Op Coverage for Physiotherapy

Some provinces provide limited funding for physiotherapy after an operation.

By the time a surgery takes place, there is usually an accumulation of years of muscular dysfunction and mobility issues that do not totally go back to normal after an operation. Many surgeries result in soft tissue trauma that create pain, discomfort and mobility issues after the operation is complete. To get back in action as soon as possible and to prevent further decline, physiotherapy is usually recommended after most procedures.

Unfortunately, Physio Roots does not have post-op rehab information specific to each province at this time. Most surgical offices make people aware of this coverage; however, this is not always the case! Double check with your healthcare provider before (or after) your surgery to see if you qualify.

Please note

This article is not intended to be a literature review.  While some literature may be cited in some cases, this article should not be used as scientific-evidence of a treatment or service.  Please contact your physiotherapist or other appropriate health care provider to better understand the scientific literature supporting or refuting the use of a particular treatment.

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