The hip joint is the second largest joint in your body. It is a durable ball and socket joint.Learn more about hip pain
Read more about common causes of hip pain and treatment options:
The knee joint is the largest joint in your body. It is a complex joint that bends like a hinge.Learn more about knee pain
Read more about common causes of knee pain and treatment options:
A rehabilitation program that includes exercises to progressively improve your range of motion and muscle strength is an important part of your recovery after joint replacement.
Similar execises can be utilized prior to surgery to strenghen your muscles prior to surgery. Being stronger before surgery can make your recovery after surgery easier.
Review rehabilitaion program for the hip and knee:
After joint replacement, we usually see patients at 2 weeks, 8 weeks, 4 months and 1 year after surgery to evaluate their progress and make sure they are healing as expected. After the first year, we recommend follow-up with an updated X-ray every 5 years to make sure the implants are performing as expected.
Below are some of the instructions and information you receive during your visits after surgery: