44651 Village Court Suite 120 Palm Desert, CA 92260

Serving the Coachella Valley and cities of Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City, Palm Springs, Indian Wells, La Quinta, Bermuda Dunes, and Indio.

Dynamic Physical Therapy : an outpatient orthopedic physical therapy clinic.

Pre-Surgical Programs


At least 230 million people will undergo a major surgical procedure each year.  Following a major surgery, a patient experiences a 20-40% reduction in physical function and a significant reduction in their quality of life. Prehabilitation or pre-surgery programs are exercise or treatment prior to surgery to reduce weakness and complications following surgery. The stress that a person endures during major surgery is similar to the stress your body experiences while running a marathon. Each patient should train for a surgery as they would when training to run a marathon.

There are several benefits of participating in a prehabilitation program. Studies have shown that surgical
patients who participate in a program prior to surgery experience:

- shorter recovery times

- reduced complications following surgery

- quicker restoration of functional status prior to surgery

The patient will also experience benefits prior to surgery including reduced anxiety prior to surgery and improved cardiovascular, respiratory and muscular conditioning. A patient’s success in a prehabilitation program hinges on 2 key factors. First, a personalized program which the physical therapist will develop following a detailed evaluation of range of motion, strength and functional status. The patient’s success is also reliant on regular support and contact with a provider which Dynamics' physical therapists provide each visit.

Contact us today to get started on your pre-surgical program!