Post-Op Course

Post-Op Knee Replacement

After having a knee replacement, you may expect your lifestyle to be a lot like it was before surgery— but without the pain. In many ways, you are right, but returning to your everyday activities takes time. Being an active participant in the healing process can help you get there sooner and ensure a more successful outcome.

Post-Op Shoulder Replacement

  1. Anesthesia risk – this is very rare with all the modern techniques and monitoring of your condition while in surgery
  2. Infection – usually the infection risk is less than 1%. It is higher in smokers, poorly-controlled diabetics, and obese patients.
  3. Nerve damage – this is rare. Problems can range from numbness to paralysis. This is usually temporary but can be permanent.

Post-Op Hip Replacement

After having a hip replacement, you may expect your lifestyle to be a lot like how it was before surgery—but without the pain. In many ways, you are right, but returning to your everyday activities will take time. Being an active participant in the healing process can help you get there sooner and ensure a more successful outcome.