Exercises and rehabilitation information for patients undergoing an operation

We understand the importance of patient’s awareness regarding the surgery process he /she will underwent through. It is equally important to work with physiotherapist after the operation to achieve expectation.
Therefore, we have compiled some information regarding each and every surgery we offer as well as post operative exercise protocols.

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Tennis/Golfer’s Elbow Release Protocol

Please see the link below to an article outlining the best recovery practises for Tennis and Golfer’s Elbow Release.

Subacromial Decompression Protocol

It usually takes up to four months to make a full recovery after a subacromial decompression procedure. You’ll probably need help to wash and dress yourself at first. This should […]

SLAP Protocol

The recovery depends upon many factors, such as where the tear was located, how severe it was and how good the surgical repair was. It is believed that it takes at least four to six weeks […]

Rotator Cuff Repair Protocol

Surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff most often involves re-attaching the tendon to the head of humerus (upper arm bone). A partial tear, however, may need only a trimming or […]

Reverse Shoulder Replacement Protocol

In a reverse shoulder replacement, the normal ball-and-socket structure is reversed. An artificial ball is attached to the shoulderblade.

Radial Head Replacement Protocol

Radial head replacement is considered only in Type III fractures for which anatomic reduction and stable internal fixation allowing early mobilisation would be difficult or impossible to […]

Laterjet Protocol

Click the link below to see Cheshire arm Clinic’s guide to recovery following laterjet surgery.

Distal Biceps Repair Protocol

Rehab usually lasts for 2 months. It takes about 3 to 4 months for your biceps muscle to heal. You may be able to do easier daily activities in 2 to 3 […]

Capsular Release Protocol

Most people are comfortable by six weeks after surgery. Most people feel able to return to light work (that does involve heavy lifting) around two to four […]

Biceps Tenodesis Protocol

Recovery from biceps tenodesis is a long process. It involves rest, wearing a sling, and physical therapy.

Bankart Repair Protocol

The procedure usually takes approximately one hour but the preoperative preparation and the postoperative recovery may add several hours to this time. Patients often spend two hours in the recovery room and […]


Private or Self Funding Patients

Private Secretary (Spire Cheshire, BMI Alexandra & The Wilmslow Hospital):

Julie Horne: 01925 827; 07824 470 442; juliehorne30@hotmail.com

Spire Cheshire Appointment team: 01925 215 087

Fairfield Hospital Appointment team: 01744 746 425; enquiries@fairfield.org.uk

Wilmslow Hospital Appointment team: 01615 165 045; thewilmslowhospital@hcahealthcare.co.uk

NHS Patients

Warrington & Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Karen Johns (NHS Secretary): 01928 793 749

Helen Mercer (NHS Waiting List Secretary): 01928 793780

Spire NHS Team: 01925 215 048 or 01925 215 085

Fairfield NHS Team: 01744 746 425