Preparing for My Surgery


After you and your doctor decide that surgery is the best treatment for your injury or condition, you may have a multitude of questions and concerns. Surgery may affect your lifestyle for several weeks, and sometimes months, after your procedure. Although it can be overwhelming, with proper preparation and an understanding of what to expect, you can enjoy peace of mind as your surgery date approaches.

Please use the links provided to assist you in preparing for your orthopedic surgery.

Basic Instruction: 0 to 7 Days Prior to My Surgery

Preparation Guide: Ambulatory Assistive Devices

Preparation Guide: Patient-Proof My Bathroom

Preparation Guide: Patient-Proof My Home

Preparation Guide: Personal Assistance

Preparaton Guide: Personal Preparation

Preparation Guide: Travel Safety

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