Our Danvers office moved in 2016. Our new address is 5A Hutchinson Drive, Danvers. Across from BJ's and next to Hollywood Hits.

Harmeling Physical Therapy & Sports Fitness, Inc.

A Unique Approach to Physical Therapy and Sports Fitness

Pre-Op Physical Therapy

The Pre-Op PT Program

The Pre-Op PT program has been developed by Harmeling Physical Therapy to fully educate the pre-op patient about all aspects of upcoming surgery including exercises (both pre- and post-op), how to reduce pain and swelling, goals of physical therapy, and crutch/walker use if applicable.

The goal is to manage the patient's expectations and carefully outline the patient's responsibilities. By doing so the patient is a more active, involved, confident participant in the rehabilitation process.

Pre-Op PT is great for:

What is the process?

Contact us today to learn more about our Pre-Op PT program.


"Before surgery I learned from my therapist what was going on with my shoulder and what I could expect after surgery. This educational experience was great because everything happened just as I expected and after several weeks of therapy I recovered the function in my shoulder."
--Jane Nicholson, Patient