It is estimated that 95% of Nigerians traveling abroad for medical treatment go to India, followed by other countries like USA, Great Britain, Saudi Arabia, Germany, Turkey and South Africa. According to Nigeria former Minister of Health Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, Nigerians spend a whopping $500 million (N78 billion) overseas annually for medical treatment.
Some of the common medical procedures Nigerians travels overseas to access are:
- Bone and Joint replacement surgery
- Spinal Reconstruction Surgery
- Spinal Cord Injury Decompression Surgery
- Cancer Surgery and Respite Care
- Brain Surgery
- Knee Replacement Surgery
- Hip Replacement Surgery
- Sports Injury Reconstruction Surgery
- Hand Trauma Reconstructive Surgery
- ACL Reconstruction Surgery
After a major surgery especially Hip Replacement Surgery and ACL Reconstruction Surgery, a set of essential and mandatory precautions and instructions are given to patients to follow to avoid dislocation and ensure the integrity of the joint.
Most of these instructions are based on post-surgical physiotherapy exercises which are geared towards ensuring that the muscles, ligaments and tendons affected are taken through some clear cut exercises to strengthen them back and restore clear gait rhythm or patterns.
Success of any surgical procedure is always predicated on effective physical rehabilitation programs that are planned or set for patients to undergo and follow. Most patients coming back from overseas often times are given post-surgical physiotherapy exercises on papers with instructions they are advised to follow.
Often times most of the patients are left in a state of quagmire not knowing what to do afterwards because these paper instructions are poorly followed or the instructions are poorly understood and sometimes the difficulty in accessing an efficient and adequately equipped Physical Rehabilitation Center.
Ageless Physiotherapy Clinic: Physical Rehabilitation Center for Children and Aged have put together highly specialized physical rehabilitation programs specially customized to individual patient coming back from overseas after medical or surgery which they can access when they use our center.
We believe that when patients have access to these programs immediately they arrive in Nigeria, it will help them to recover quickly and ensure the integrity of the surgery.
Physical Rehabilitation of patients after surgery is beyond mere paper works or sets of instructions given verbally but sets of post surgery rehabilitation programs put together to strengthen muscles, condition ligaments, tendons and and facilitate optimum regeneration of nerves when their integrity might have been affected pre or post surgery.
Physical Rehabilitation of patients involved a clear cut examination, assessment and analysis of data gleaned from the patients conditions post-surgery using laboratory, imaging results, and gait video analysis results gleaned from special video equipment and software.
The outcome of the examination and analysis of results will enable our Physiotherapists come up with customized highly specialized physical rehabilitation programs for the patients involved and also enable them to arrive at the kinds of equipment to use, the duration of therapy and the qualification of the patients for in or out-patient categories.
Our highly specialized physical rehabilitation programs have been planned to help in the recovery of our patients when they have:
- Muscle Weakness
- Nerve Paralysis
- Gait Dysfunction
- Post-Cancer Therapy Remission
- Loss of Functional Movement
- Balance Dysfunction
- Joint Pain and Muscle Stiffness
Ageless Physiotherapy Clinic : Physical Rehabilitation Center for Children and Adults is strategically located close to the major road networks, easily accessible and about 10 minutes drive from the Murtala Mohammed International Airport.
We provide escort services for our patients coming back from overseas medical tourism making it easy for them to move from the airport to our in-patient facility. This will enable our patients to access our equipment and programs daily for quick recovery and easy access before being discharged home to go back to their loved ones, the lifestyles they are used to and above all rehabilitate them fully back to their work or business.
We have access to well trained medical specialists like Nurses, Physicians, Neurologists, Orthopedic Surgeons, Plastic Surgeons, Physiotherapists, Prosthetists, Orthotists, Speech Therapists, and affiliate specialists hospitals.
To make further enquiries, call 08139491652 or 08055463055 or visit us at 19B, Ogundana Street, Hilton Bus Stop, Allen Avenue,
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