Physiotherapy for surgical patients

Physiotherapists are often involved in the assessment and treatment of patients undergoing a variety of different planned and emergency operations.

They may be involved before the operation to assess and give you advice on how best to prepare for your operation and also afterwards to help to get you back to your previous level of function.

How to use an inspiratory muscle trainer 

You may have been given an Inspiratory Muscle Trainer (IMT) device to use before your operation.

The following video will demonstrate how to use this device:

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