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Physio after gynaecological surgery

Post-surgery rehabilitation

Exercises to help you get back to normal after a gynaecological surgical procedure

About

Even though gynaecological surgery affects you internally rather than externally, physiotherapy can help speed up your recovery and reduce the chance of long-term side effects. Depending on the type of surgery you've had, you'll be assessed by one of our physiotherapists. If they think you could benefit from physio, they'll create a treatment plan for you. This will usually involve a series of simple exercises that focus on strengthening the pelvic floor and stomach muscles, and restoring mobility to that area. Your physiotherapist will explain each exercise in detail and tell you when and how often to do them. To give yourself the best chance of a full recovery, try to do the exercises as instructed. Let your consultant or physiotherapist know if you experience any pain or if the exercises don't feel right. Your physiotherapist might want to carry on seeing you as outpatient.

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Our consultants

We're proud to work with leading experts across a range of medical fields, whose skills are matched by their integrity and compassion.

Our facilities

From complex surgery to straightforward procedures, we provide exceptional care across out network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

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    The Princess Grace Hospital

    42-52 Nottingham Place

    London W1U 5NY

    Appointments 020 3131 7216
    Enquiries 020 3130 6833

  • The Portland Hospital Facility

    The Portland Hospital

    205 - 209 Great Portland Street

    London

    W1W 5AH

    Children's enquiries 020 7390 8020
    Maternity enquiries 020 7390 6068
    Gynaecology enquiries 020 7390 6200

  • London Bridge Hospital Facility

    HCA UK at The Shard

    The Shard, 32 St Thomas Street

    London

    SE1 9BS

    Call 020 3131 6888

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We're happy to help you make an appointment with one of our experienced consultants.

This content is intended for general information only and does not replace the need for personal advice from a qualified health professional.
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