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Pre/Post Operative Videos

Advanced Cone Taps For Knee Replacement

One of our more advanced exercises for knee replacement patients, this one is typically added to the treatment plan once the patient has progressed within their strength and range of motion enough to handle these more advanced movements.

Assisted Flexion for the Shoulder - Exercise Demo

You may be familiar with this assisted flexion shoulder exercise, but did you know you can make a small adjustment to how you perform the motion to be able to better target your scapular muscles?

Banded Backward Lunge

After a patient has had knee replacement surgery, it's critically important that we focus on hip stability and strengthening just as much as the knee itself. Here, Chelsea shares the benefits of this backward banded lunge and why it's beneficial for post-knee replacement therapy!

Basic Post Operative Knee Exercise

Bri demonstrates and explains a very basic exercise for patients right after knee surgery!

Chair Stands For Core

The sit-to-stand exercise strengthens your lower body and helps you maintain or improve your mobility and core strength.

The end goal is to do the sit-to-stand exercise without using your hands. This will be easier as you become stronger.

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Cone Taps For Gait Improvement

If you have a lower extremity injury or have had surgery, you may be having a problem with your gait.

The ultimate goal of gait training in physical therapy is to help you walk normally and safely.

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Core Exercise at BURD Physical Therapy

These three exercises are designed to target your core muscles. A strong core helps you stay balanced and injury-free, as strengthening the muscles of your abdomen and lower back can help reduce the strain on your back and other parts of your body.

Core strength is one of the most important conditions for physical therapy because it helps with posture, stability, coordination, and even preventing injuries in everyday activities and sport.

Strengthening your core can help improve balance, coordination and flexibility; all of which are essential for avoiding injuries. So make sure to add core exercises into your workout routine – whether you’re an athlete or not – to prevent future injury!

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Creating End-Range Knee Flexion

This knee mobilization exercise is very efficient with creating end-range knee flexion and getting rid of some of that residual scar tissue that can hang around after knee replacement surgery.

Eccentric Shoulder Raise

After a shoulder injury, building back range of motion is critical. Here, Chelsea shares an eccentric shoulder raise that is a great building-block exercise as the shoulder recovers.

Forward BOSU Ball Lunge

Your quad tends to be the weakest muscle after having knee replacement surgery. Here, Chelsea shares a tough, yet effective exercise for strengthening your quads post-surgery.

Gentle Knee Flexion - Post Operative Therapy

We continue on this week with some gentle knee rehab exercises! This heel slide enables patients to gain greater leverage when performing knee flexion modalities as Bri explains.

Hurdle Stepping For Knee Flexion

Hurdle Stepping may look easy and simple, but it is actually a challenging exercise for those recovering from knee replacement surgery. Here, Chelsea describes the importance of gaining flexion in the knee through hurdle stepping and how that helps with daily life.

Importance of Preoperative Therapy

Did you know that physical therapy before surgery can greatly improve your recovery time and overall outcome?

By strengthening the muscles around the affected area and improving range of motion, physical therapy can help prepare your body for the stress of surgery and facilitate a smoother recovery process.

Additionally, working with a physical therapist before surgery can provide valuable education and guidance in terms of proper movements and exercises to promote healing afterward.

Trust our team at BURD Physical Therapy to support you every step of the way, from pre-surgical preparation to post-surgical rehabilitation.

Knee Extension Exercise Demo

Knee extension and range of motion issues are common struggles after knee replacement surgery. Here, Chelsea shares a great exercise for treating those symptoms

Lat Row For Shoulder Rehab

The lat row is a very traditional exercise back exercise. Here, Chelsea explains why we like to use this exercise as part of shoulder rehab.

Marching Bridge Exercise For Assessment

The Bridge is a great exercise for the glutes, as well as the spinal stabilizers.
But it can also serve as a simple (but very effective) assessment tool for lumbo-pelvic-hip stability.

Pendulum Shoulder Stabilization Exercise Demo

A pendulum shoulder stabilization exercise that we love including in treatment plans for patients post-shoulder surgery!

Post Operative Knee Recovery - Bosu Step-Overs

Follow Bri at our new Pittsford office as she walks us through a knee stabilization exercise. This exercise may seem very basic, but for a post-operative knee patient, this can actually be quite difficult as stepping on the Bosu ball really pushes the stabilizing muscles.

Post Operative Treatment At BURD Physical Therapy

Are you recovering from surgery?

BURD Physical Therapy offers top-notch post-operative treatments proven to speed up the recovery process and enhance your overall healing.

Our expert doctors and state-of-the-art equipment are here to get you back on track and doing what you love in no time!

Benefits of our treatments include reducing pain, swelling, and inflammation, promoting joint mobility, and rebuilding strength and flexibility. Our personalized approach guarantees you receive tailored care specific to your needs and preferences, ensuring positive outcomes and a successful recovery.

With BURD Physical Therapy, you can rest assured that you're in good hands. Trust us to provide you with the necessary support and guidance that will enable you to regain your confidence and independence.

Progression of Physical Therapy Post-Surgery

Are you wondering about the next steps after surgery?
Dr. Daniel Strack from BURD Physical Therapy is here to guide you through the progression of Physical Therapy post-surgery. Dr. Strack shares valuable insights and tips on how to make the most of your post-surgical rehabilitation.

With BURD Physical Therapy, you can be confident that you are on the road to a speedy and successful recovery.

Range Of Motion Post Surgery

Are you curious about how your range of motion can be affected after surgery?

Let Dr. Daniel Strack from BURD Physical Therapy guide you through it in this video. He explains the various factors that can impact your range of motion and offers tips on how to improve it post-surgery.

Recovery Process At BURD Physical Therapy

Are you feeling anxious about how long your recovery will take?

Don't worry! Dr. Daniel Strack at BURD Physical Therapy is here to address your concerns and provide you with all the information you need to have a smooth recovery process.

Reverse Pendulum Kettlebell Exercise - Shoulder Impingement

We've been highlighting various warm-up and stretching techniques for Patty's shoulder impingement treatment and now we move on to some strengthening exercises. This reverse pendulum kettlebell exercise is a light, yet effective exercise to engage the shoulder joint to ease into strengthening the shoulder.

SMARTFit At BURD Physical Therapy

At BURD Physical Therapy, we use the SMARTfit system to help our patients get back on their feet.

This cutting-edge technology allows us to personalize each patient's journey to recovery, with therapies and exercises that are tailored to their individual needs.

With adjustable parameters like intensity and interval timing, the SMARTfit system is designed for maximum efficiency and effectiveness.

At BURD Physical Therapy, we believe that everyone deserves the most complete and effective rehabilitation experience available.

Scapular Stabilization Exercise For The Rotator Cuffs

Join us here as Chelsea shares one of her favorite scapular stabilization exercises that targets the rotator cuff muscles. This one is deceptively fatiguing!

Serratus Anterior Exercise - Shoulder Impingement

Chelsea demonstrates a great strengthening exercise for shoulder impingement syndrome. This exercise targets the serratus anterior a muscle at the base of the shoulder blade that helps stabilize the scapula.

Shoulder Impingement Glide

Inferior shoulder glides are a great way to ease into shoulder impingement treatment in order to relieve pain and assist with mobilization of the shoulder joint. Follow along as Chelsea explains all the benefits in detail during this session!

Shoulder Impingement Stretches

Passive rotation stretches are a great way to get a patient's shoulder accustomed to moving in certain directions again. It also tells the therapist where the patient may have the most restriction. Chelsea explains some additional benefits and demonstrates another stretch for shoulder impingement as well!

Shoulder Mobility Exercise Demo

After shoulder replacement surgery it's common to experience stiffness in the joint throughout the day or early in the morning. Here, Chelsea shares one of her favorite shoulder mobility warm-up exercises to include in treatment plans for those recovering after surgery.

Single Leg RDL

The single-leg RDL (Romanian Deadlift) is an extremely challenging exercise that is typically only added to a patient's treatment plan towards the tail-end; after they've progressed enough from a strengthening and mobility perspective.

Here, Chelsea shares additional information on how this exercise helps the healing process!

Surgery Recovery With BURD Physical Therapy

Join Dr. Daniel Strack from BURD Physical Therapy as he guides you through what to expect after undergoing surgery.

Learn about the healing process, rehabilitation protocols, and effective recovery methods as BURD Physical Therapy guides you toward a smooth and speedy recovery.

The Pre-Operative Benefits Of Un-Weighting

Pre-operative patients have a lot to think about before surgery. In addition to the stress of the upcoming procedure, they also have to worry about the healing process. The good news is that there are steps that pre-operative patients can take to help improve their chances of a successful surgery and a speedy recovery.

One option is the Alter G Treadmill, which uses un-weighting technology to provide a low-impact workout. This can be beneficial for pre-operative patients because it helps to improve circulation and increase range of motion. Additionally, it can also help to reduce swelling and hasten the healing process.

The Alter G Treadmill is an excellent option for pre-operative patients who want to give themselves a better chance of a successful surgery and a speedy recovery.

Unassisted Mid-back Exercise

Dan is back with Rosemary as she works on an unassisted mid-back exercise in order to elevate her range of motion!

Using The Total Gym Machine For Shoulder Strengthening

While our Total Gym Machine is most commonly used for squatting practice, Chelsea shares a slight tweak to the exercise that helps to effectively target your shoulder blade muscles and lats!

Weighted Shoulder Shrugs

The weighted shoulder shrug is a trapezius strengthening exercise that can easily be done incorrectly in the gym. Here, Chelsea shares a slight tweak to the traditional exercise that helps to ensure you're working the muscles properly and safely.

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