Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS) After Surgery

How long does someone usually stay in the hospital after a hip or knee replacement?

What do you recommend patients do immediately after surgery?

Is recovery time different between a hip or knee replacement?

Is it hard to reach for items after surgery?

What does the first week look like for a patient after a hip or knee replacement?

What do weeks 2-4 look like, after surgery?

What can a patient expect five to eight weeks after hip or knee surgery?

Are you in contact with the patient’s therapists after surgery?

How important is rehabilitation after surgery?

When can a patient expect to drive after surgery?

Is it ok to have pets around the house after surgery?

How long might a pet be out of the house?