SSR - Education Program

Education Program

The SSR Education Program is designed to help you understand what to expect after surgery. The program will provide information on how you can help yourself during the recovery process. You will learn ways to promote healing and prevent future injury by understanding:

  • Proper posture and sleeping positions
  • Body mechanics and proper lifting techniques
  • The importance of regular exercise
  • How to manage stress
  • Ways to maintain good health

The SSR Education Program recognizes that YOU play an important role in your recovery. You, working with your health care providers can do a lot to decrease your pain, increase your activity, and improve your quality of life.

The SSR Education Program consists of 6 weekly sessions with a trained physical therapist. The program can be done in person or over the phone. You can also work through the program on your own. The Education Program covers information that physical therapists commonly provide during therapy sessions. The program helps you learn about the benefits of physical therapy, ways to promote back healing, the importance of a regular exercise program, ways to prevent future injury, and tips for staying healthy.

The SSR Education Program is not a substitute for medical care, rehabilitation therapy or individual counseling. It is designed to help you work with your doctors and therapists. Through this program you will discover there are many things you can do to help with your recovery.

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