Orthopaedic Surgery

Waiting for orthopaedic surgery can be an anxious time for anyone but pre-op preparation can significantly help toward a very successful outcome.


Meet Physiotherapist Judith Pitt-Brooke

Rosemary asks Judith about her distinguished 40 year career as a physiotherapist and her passion for exercise and activity. Judith explains why she is so passionate about teaching injury prevention, particularly in the older generation.

Preparing for Surgery

Physio Judith explains the importance of preparing for surgery to ensure we are able to experience the greatest benefit and ultimate outcome. Strengthening our body in anticipation of our surgery will make all the difference to our recovery.

Foot Surgery – Pre-op Exercises

In this invaluable guide to preparing for orthopaedic foot surgery, physiotherapist Judith Pitt-Brooke offers vital advice to help you to maximise the benefit and speed up your recovery. Judith demonstrates some simple but effective exercises to prepare you for your operation.

Preparing for Knee Surgery

Here physio Judith Pitt-Brooke explains the importance of preparing your body ahead of your knee surgery. Judith demonstrates some simple exercises that will strengthen the muscles around the knee that will help you toward a speedier recovery afterwards.

Preparing for Hip Surgery

Physiotherapist Judith Pitt-Brooke explains the implications of hip surgery and how you can prepare ahead of the big day with some simple exercises that you can practise on your bed.

Surgery and Physio – The Secret of Success!

Physiotherapist Judith Pitt-Brooke explains why physiotherapy is so important following an operation if we want to speed up and achieve a full recovery. She also explains the importance of getting fit beforehand so that we recover faster.