Rehabilitation after surgery

Rehabilitation after surgery

Helping you recover well following an operation on your hips, knees, back/spine or ankle

Rehabilitation after surgery

If you have recently experienced an injury or had an operation on your bones and joints, we understand you might feel anxious and concerned about regaining your strength and movement.

You’ll want reassurance that you are going to get the support you need to help you recover and return to independence as quickly as possible.

Circle Rehabilitation is here to support you, whether at our centre of excellence in Birmingham or at one of more than 50 clinics across our UK network.

Our purpose-built rehabilitation centres are designed to provide you with world-class care, access to state of the art facilities, and an expert team of dedicated healthcare professionals.

Circle Rehabilitation Birmingham is ideally placed in the West Midlands for people in Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Stoke, Shrewsbury, Worcester and beyond. Our Reading rehabilitation centre looks after the recovery needs of people in Reading, Berkshire, London and the south of England.

Every one of us is focused on your recovery and helping you to achieve your goals.

At Circle Rehabilitation, our team of bones and joints specialists can help you recover from whatever operation you have had. We have the expertise to accelerate your rehabilitation.

People often come to us if they’ve had:

Hip surgery

Regain strength and mobility in your hip after an operation. Find out more here.

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Knee surgery

We can help you recover quickly after your knee operation. Find out more here.

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Back surgery

Planning to have spinal surgery? Find out how we can help you during your recovery.

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Ankle surgery

We can help you recover after ankle surgery with a tailored package of rehabilitation. Find out more.

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Jayne's story with Circle Rehabilitation

Hear from Jayne, who surpassed her own goals of recovering from hip surgery.

Meet our multidisciplinary team, see our high-tech equipment and experience Circle Rehabilitation.

At Circle Rehabilitation, our treatment programmes are as individual as you are. We build a bespoke plan around your needs and goals. Our experienced team and excellent equipment help you get there faster.

Our multidisciplinary specialists include consultants, doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, clinical psychologists and dieticians.

The latest innovations in medical technology, combined with intensive support provided by a range of clinicians, ensures that you will see results.

You will also benefit from our close working relationship with the 50+ hospitals in the Circle Health Group, giving you access to specialist services including radiology, pharmacy, and clinical expertise from leading consultants.

We offer the full range of rehabilitation services to those with bone and joint related conditions, including:

  • Manual therapy
  • 3D Gait analysis and subsequent detailed gait education
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Anti-gravity treadmill training
  • Balance and coordination training
  • Myofascial therapy
  • Trigger point therapy
  • Sports physiotherapy
  • Clinical psychology
  • Acupuncture
  • Clinical Pilates
  • Shockwave therapy
  • Biodex isokinetic strength assessment
  • Muscle stimulation
  • Kinesiotape
  • Sports physiological testing
  • Occupational therapy
  • Nutritional advice
  • Splinting
  • Education sessions
  • Group strengthening classes
  • GameReady ice system
  • Continuous passive motion devices
  • Upon admission, a comprehensive medical and nursing assessment will take place. If necessary, further examinations will be carried out at one of our local hospitals
  • Your initial assessment will include a discussion on your goals to ensure that these are included in your treatment plan
  • You can expect up to three hours of therapy sessions a day, including exercise, activities of daily living and education
  • You’ll have regular visits from your supervising consultant and therapists to ensure your progress is reflected in on-going goal setting and review
  • We offer 24-hour nursing care and medical cover according to individual need
  • We’ll make sure you’re properly prepared when the time comes to be discharged from Circle Rehabilitation Centre
  • You’ll still have access to on-going support, training and access to outpatient treatments if you need it afterwards

Circle Rehabilitation programmes are designed to treat a range of bone and joint conditions, with the aim of accelerating your recovery.

Our rehabilitation programmes are medically-led - your care and rehabilitation is overseen by one of our specialist rehabilitation consultants and physicians.

Our services can accommodate all needs and stages of rehabilitation from highly specialised, intensive rehabilitation post-surgery, to targeted training exercise programmes, delivered in our outpatient physiotherapy department.

We can help you with:

  • Post-orthopaedic surgery, including joint replacement, fracture or ligament repairs
  • Complex trauma
  • Sports injuries such as muscle or ligament tears
  • Back or neck pain linked to the spinal cord

At Circle Rehabilitation in Reading or Birmingham you can enjoy:

  • A private en suite room, with TV, films and music available
  • Use of our exclusive patient recreational area
  • Option of a guest bed (please contact us for our price list)
  • Unrestricted visiting hours
  • 24-hour car parking for family and friends
  • Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary tea and coffee for you and your family
  • Appetising menu prepared by our on-site team of chefs
  • Free newspaper of your choice

We would love to help you with your recovery at Circle Rehabilitation in Reading and Birmingham.

For a no-obligation chat about your options, or to book an initial assessment, call the Circle Rehabilitation team on 0800 096 3236 or email

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