Preparing for My Surgery
After you and your doctor decide that surgery is the best treatment for your condition or injury, you may have a multitude of questions and concerns. Surgery is a major commitment because it affects your lifestyle for several weeks and sometimes months after surgery.
Preparing for surgery can be overwhelming, but you can make it easier on yourself and on your family by being prepared and knowing what to expect.
Please use the links provided to assist you in preparing for your orthopedic surgery.
Basic Instruction: 0 to 7 Days Prior to My SurgeryPreparation Guide: Ambulatory Assistive DevicesPreparation Guide: Patient-Proof My BathroomPreparation Guide: Patient-Proof My HomePreparation Guide: Personal AssistancePreparation Guide: Personal PreparationPreparation Guide: Travel Safety
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