Pocket Physio, an app to assist recovery from hip and knee surgery.

UK Specialist Hospitals has launched a physiotherapy app to assist patients recover following hip or knee surgery.  The app provides patients access to written info about therapyand residence workout plans with videos demonstrating how workouts should really be carried out.  It also consists of tips on searching soon after hip and knee joints, walking using a frame or crutches, managing discomfort, and advised strategies for dressing, bathing and receiving in and out of vehicles.  The independent healthcare provider is part of the NHS Partners Network, and operates five therapy centres in the South West, has carried out nearly 10,000 joint replacements for the NHS.  It has created the Pocket Physio app which is freely accessible for all patients with an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

Pocket Physio can be downloaded from the iTunes shop.

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