Hip Recovery and Potential Complications

Hip Recovery and Rehabilitation Typically, patients stay in the hospital for three to four days, but this varies a bit since every patient progresses at his or her own rate. After surgery, it is natural to feel some pain, but this is usually managed adequately with medication. Being physically active is an important part of…

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Precautions and Surgical Process

Hip Replacement Precautions If you are overweight or obese, your orthopaedic surgeon may recommend losing some weight prior to surgery to minimize the stress on your new hip, and possibly decrease the risks associated with surgery. If any infections are present, surgery will be postponed until they resolve. In addition, because infections can enter the bloodstream…

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