Postoperative Physiotherapie im Akutbereich – wann, welche und wieviel?

Postoperative physiotherapy in acute care – when, what and how much?


Diese Arbeit beleuchtet die einzelnen Phasen und die Rollen der Therapeuten im Behandlungsprozess von orthopädischen Eingriffen am Beispiel der Hüft- und Kniearthroplastik sowie der Wirbelsäulenchirurgie. Die Rolle eines modernen Rehabilitationsmanagements in der Frührehabilitation und die Kriterien für die postakute Nachbehandlung werden diskutiert. Offene Fragen zur Physiotherapie im Hinblick auf Zeitpunkt der Behandlung, Wahl der Therapie und Therapieintensität werden beleuchtet. Auf die Bedeutung und die Umsetzung eines kontinuierlichen Qualitätsmanagement wird hingewiesen.


This article documents the role of early musculoskeletal rehabilitation in acute care after orthopaedic surgery involving the hip, knee or spine. It discusses the open questions of the type, time and intensity of physiotherapeutic intervention. The role of standardized quality management to define clinical pathways is discussed.

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Theiler, R., Schmid, C., Risler, R. et al. Postoperative Physiotherapie im Akutbereich – wann, welche und wieviel?. Orthopäde 36, 552–559 (2007).

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  • Physiotherapie
  • Qualitätsmanagement
  • Frührehabilitation


  • Physiotherapy
  • Quality management
  • Early rehabilitation