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Recovery and rehabilitation


Recovering fully and rehabilitation are important aspects of returning to physical activity after a bleeding episode or 'bleed'. This series of videos discusses the recovery and rehabilitation process and returning to exercise. 

Recovery times following a bleeding episode

Rehabilitation following a bleeding episode

Importance of rehabilitation to prevent long-term joint damage

Importance of rehabilitation to prevent long-term muscle damage

Returning to physical activity after a bleeding episode

The story of Benjamin who recently had a joint bleed 

Story of Christopher, who is rehabilitating after a muscle bleed


In Vivo Academy developed this educational resource in collaboration with Haemophilia Foundation Australia and Haemophilia Foundation of New Zealand. 

On the Move with Haemophilia was supported by Pfizer's Independent Grants for Learning & Change through an independent medical education grant.

First published 2018. Reviewed January 2021.

Date last reviewed: 1 January 2021

Important Note: This information was developed by Haemophilia Foundation Australia for education and information purposes only and does not replace advice from a treating health professional. Always see your health care provider for assessment and advice about your individual health before taking action or relying on published information. This information may be printed or photocopied for educational purposes.

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