If you need rehabilitation how long should you expect your hospital stay to be?

The average length of stay for rehabilitation is:

Hip Replacements 12.0 DAYS
Reconditioning 17.0 DAYS
Recovery from Stroke 27.2 DAYS
Spinal Cord Injury 54.6 DAYS
Source: Australasian Rehabilitation Outcomes Centre (AROC).

Five Stages of Rehabilitation

  • Phase 1 – Control Pain and Swelling.
  • Phase 2 – Improve Range of Motion and/or Flexibility.
  • Phase 3 – Improve Strength & Begin Proprioception/Balance Training.
  • Phase 4 – Proprioception/Balance Training & Sport-Specific Training.
  • Phase 5 – Gradual Return to Full Activity.

nCounters Engineering can help reduce these stay times.  Please contact us to discuss your case.

Peter Barrett

Peter Barrett


Peter designs and builds biofeedback products for gait and movement in the orthopaedic and stroke rehabilitation spaces. These devices are programmed for ease of use with built in help touch screens. In all cases data is transferred wirelessly to ensure patient safety.They can store and display data in real time so as to monitor the patient’s overall progress.

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