Preparing for Hip Replacement

Preparing for Hip ReplacementProper preparation for hip surgery will lead to a greater outcome and quality of life post-surgery. Mental and emotional preparation, lifestyle modifications, physical preparation, and most importantly developing relationships with your surgeon and support staff as well as your personal support network of friends and family will best prepare you for a successful experience. Online forums such as the BoneSmart.org Patient Forum help many people gain knowledge and support by sharing their own hip replacement surgery experience with others.
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Preparing for Hip Replacement Surgery

This page provides a brief introduction to preparation for hip replacement surgery. It can help you make a list of questions to ask your doctor, but it is not meant to provide complete information. Always check with your surgeon before […]

Reducing Post-Operative Pain from Hip Replacement

For hip replacement patients, post-operative pain is among the top concerns prior to surgery. To be honest, there’s not an awful lot a person with an arthritic hip can do before hip replacement surgery to lessen postoperative pain. When […]

Benefits of Online Communities for Hip Replacement Patients

Online patient communities and patient forums have sprouted up all across the web, focusing on conditions ranging from insomnia to cancer. Our own hip replacement forums have proven to be invaluable sources of support and information to thousands of members […]

How to choose a hip or knee replacement surgeon and prosthesis

You’ve decided you want hip or knee replacement surgery and now it’s time to choose a surgeon and decide what kind of implant is right for me. Or maybe you’re asking the question, “When will I be ready?” Hip or […]

Choosing a Hip Replacement Surgeon

You’ve suffered through pain and discomfort related to your hip degeneration and have finally decided to consult with an orthopedic surgeon. Choosing the right orthopedic surgeon is very important to a successful surgery and recovery. A few considerations when […]

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